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I vow to be better, by Viena Cao. Society of Pediatric Psychology Narratives on Racial Trauma and Justice, Societyofpediatricpsychology.org, June 2020.

Vaccinating our 1-year-old was a no-brainer [Opinion] by Marisa Hilliard. HoustonChronicle.com, February 2019.

Self-care is never selfish for parents of kids with diabetes by Wendy Levy and Marisa Hilliard. BeyondType1.org, December 2016.

Surviving the holidays – parenting guide for kiddos with T1D by Meredith Rose, Wendy Levy and Marisa Hilliard. BeyondType1.org, December 2016.

The power of praise in type 1 parenting by Maureen Monaghan and Marisa Hilliard. BeyondType1.org, December 2016.

Counting sheep and getting sleep for young children with T1D and their parents by Caitlin Shneider, Marisa Hilliard and Randi Streisand. BeyondType1.org, September 2016.

10 secrets for getting your toddler with type 1 to eat by Marisa Hilliard and Carrie Tully. BeyondType1.org, August 2016.




#AdultingWithT1D and Transition to Adulthood The Type 1 Transitions Program, in partnership with the Section of Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology, offers programs to help teens and young adults with diabetes and their families prepare for adulthood, adult care, and life with diabetes beyond high school.

Diabetes Awareness Month 2016 by Marisa Hilliard. TexasChildrensBlog.org, November 2016.




Coping with Diabetes Stress and Burnout: What to Know by Greg Brown. Healthline.com, May 2019.

Experts recommend gradual transition toward diabetes self-management for adolescents, families Healio.com, March 2019.

The Secret to Dealing with Setbacks by Andrew Curry, DiabetesForecast.org, January 2019.

Recognizing Mental Health Issues in Diabetes Care... Is It Enough? by Mike Hoskins, Healthline.com, May 2018.

Strengths-Based App to Reduce Diabetes-related Family Conflict by Audrey Farly, InsulinNation.com, March 2018.

Health-related Quality of Life ‘Neglected Offspring’ in Comprehensive Diabetes Care Healio.com, June 2016.

Quality of Life: Value in Diabetes Care by Samantha Peterson, EndocrinologyNetwork.com, June 2016.

In T1D, Quality of Life Measures Fall Short by Richard Kirkner, MDEdge.com, June 2016.

Growing Up With Diabetes Medicap.com, October 2013.

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