Kamiah A. Walker

Senior Medical Writer
Wheaton, IL

About Kamiah A. Walker

Kamiah works closely with Editorial Board members to ensure that articles on DiabeticLifestyle are straightforward, trustworthy, and helpful. Kamiah gets a kick out of grammar and proofreading, and she enjoys the challenge of taking a complex idea—like insulin therapy—and making it understandable to people who don't have an MD after their name.

She's a published author of travel stories, poetry, and various essays, in addition to being an avid runner and reader.

Articles Written by Kamiah A. Walker

What Is Transition Care in Type 1 Diabetes?

How to Plan Ahead for the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care
If your child has type 1 diabetes, have you heard the phrase transition care? You should have: it's about making sure your child makes the jump from pediatric to adult diabetes care smoothly.

Diabetes Concerns in High School

What to Talk about with Your High Schooler with Type 1 Diabetes
For kids with type 1 diabetes, high school brings up some special concerns: driving, sports, and more. Take time to talk to your high schooler about how diabetes plays into these daily life decisions.

How Prepared Is Your Child to Handle Diabetes Care Alone?

Checklist of Diabetes Knowledge
Here's a quick checklist for you to use when thinking about how much your child knows about managing their own diabetes.

3 Diabetes Prevention Tips

How to Prevent Pre-diabetes from Becoming Type 2 Diabetes
If you've been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, it's time to take some steps to prevent type 2 diabetes. Article provides 3 tips for diabetes prevention, including losing weight, eating healthy, and exercising.

Diabetes Transition Care Resources

Finding Support in the Diabetes Community

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