This information is not designed to replace the advice of a healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns about your child's condition.

Parent pack

The information on this page is intended for parents of children and teens living with type 1 diabetes. It is not designed to replace the advice of your doctor or nurse. You, with your should always talk to your doctor or nurse about exercise and any questions you may have about your child's diabetes.

Select a link to download materials in PDF format.

What is diabetes?

The basics for parents with newly-diagnosed children.


Help with mealtime planning.

Quick guide

Frequent questions and common terms.

Living with diabetes

Lifestyle basics.

Guide for other 

Guidance for other adults 
supervising your child.

Sick day info

Explains the need for closer monitoring when your child is ill.

School training manual

Guidance for teachers and others in your child's school.


A guide to insulin devices.

Download all of the Parent pack resources