Coping with Juvenile Diabetes

Juvenile diabetes, also known as type 1 diabetes, occurs when a child’s pancreas is unable to produce the amount of insulin needed to manage blood glucose levels. While this diagnosis may be overwhelming to children and their families at first, juvenile diabetes can be effectively managed with the help of a skilled physician. By watching this video, you can learn more about one child’s experience with the disease and how she has learned to cope.

Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center has a skilled and compassionate pediatric care team dedicated to helping kids get well and stay healthy. Call our Consult-A-Nurse physician referral line today at (805) 497-2727 to find a pediatrician in the Thousand Oaks area.