Tony’s Plate for Type 1 Diabetes

From site: Tony is an average kid who just happens to have type 1 diabetes. That means Tony’s Mom & Dad have to keep track of what Tony eats to keep him healthy.

Tony’s Plate is the online home of the Tony’s Plate Calculator, a free, flexible tool that can help you figure out the nutrition of the foods you eat and the recipes you can make.


This is an online forum and informational database for people with chronic health conditions. By sharing what their experiences of living with chronic disease and what treatments help them, others with similar diagnoses can benefit from this information.

The organization is committed to providing a better, more effective way to capture valuable results and share them with patients, healthcare professionals, and industry organizations that are trying to treat disease.

Yellow Jackie

From site:  You, the reader, are helping a man named Terry to sail a yacht from South America to New Zealand. You are called in to investigate an outbreak of disease on board a second yacht. Three crewpeople on the second yacht have recently fallen ill. You interview the crew members, consult a medical reference, and observe other clues to determine what diseases the ill crew members have.

MedMyst and Germ Blaster app

MedMyst is an interactive, learning adventure. In this futuristic world, you will help solve medical mysteries in infectious diseases. For this problem-based adventure game, students play the the role of scientist, historian, and detective. There are seven missions, each with its own learning objectives. Students use knowledge gained from each mission to help them understand how infectious diseases are spread, prevented and treated.

Rice University also provides the Germ Blaster app for iPhone/iPad. In this free app, kids shoot down pathogens by using the correct medical weapons.

Kids’ Health Problems

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Even kids can have health problems. Some problems are serious – and some are not so serious. You can get all the info you need about health problems like cancer, asthma, muscular dystrophy, and more.

The site has sections targeted to children, teens and parents. The sections address a broad variety of health-related problems, including injuries, illnesses, diseases, and their causes, prevention, and treatment.