Infants & Insulin

Losing Control of Diabetes

Losing Control of Diabetes
But what happens when sweet little Carter wants to be more independent and to control his own sugar? Will he be easily motivated, wanting to make sure he stays in a good range so he always feels his best? Will he do it so that he can play sports with minimal interruption from diabetes? Will he keep himself well so he can keep dating a girl he really likes? What if he feels as though he has NO motivators to keep his sugar in range? What if one night he’s just too tired to treat the low that’s just getting lower? What if he rolls over, snoozes the alarm and thinks he’ll just deal with the high in a few hours, after a bit more sleep?

Growing up as a non-diabetic with a Diabetic sibling

Growing up as a non-diabetic with a Diabetic sibling

Having three kids is a blessing and a circus, all at once! It gets even crazier when you add a chronic illness like Type One Diabetes to the mix. How on Earth are parents to manage the craziness when one child seems to take up more of their time than the other(s)? In this blog post, we talk about a few simple ways to keep the entire family on the same page and attempt to keep life balanced for everyone. 

All the Feelz

All the Feelz
Join the discussion! At what age did your child start feeling symptoms of their highs and lows? Did it make your life as a parent/caregiver easier or harder?