Teen Toolkit

A management guide for carers of teens with type 1 diabetes

The Teen Toolkit is a resource produced by JDRF to help carers of type 1 teens assist them in their growth and development throughout the teen years. It includes practical advice on day-to-day life with type 1 diabetes and the typical circumstances families may find themselves faced with.

Topics covered in the book include:

  • Physiology of the teen years
  • Keeping communication open
  • Type 1 diabetes and friendships
  • Type 1 diabetes and driving
  • School and the teen with type 1 diabetes
  • Rebellion and dangerous behaviour
  • Transitioning to self-care
  • Looking to the future


Download the digital Teen Toolkit here