Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents. 215,000 Americans younger than age 20 have diabetes.

Most cases of diabetes among children and adolescents are Type 1.

Each year more than 13,000 young people are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Listen as Mario Brakin, M.D., Board-certified pediatric endocrinologist, and medical director, for the Endocrine & Diabetes Center at Miller Children's and
Trudy Bly, RN, CCS paneled, certified diabetes educator, at Miller Children's help parents to understand Diabetes and how to help prevent Diabetes in your children.