You Know You’re a T1D Parent When…
by Joanne Cunha, guest blogger, DeathofaPancreas.com
As parents to kiddos with type 1 diabetes, we do some pretty weird things; things that to us seem perfectly normal but have our friends furrowing their brows at us. Here’s a top-ten list of these. Not exhaustive, mind you. But I bet you will find yourself smiling and nodding in agreement with most of them.
In the Spotlight: Talking to Your Child’s Class About Type 1
Experts recommend speaking to your child’s class at the beginning of every school year to educate the students about type 1 and head off potential misunderstanding or even bullying. So what do you say to a room full of kids about diabetes? From games to books to talking points, here are some tips for creating an engaging presentation.
Walk This Way for T1D Research
It can be tough to pry kids off the couch now that a chill has crept back into the air. But what if you told them that just going out for a walk could put them in touch with hundreds of children just like them—and possibly help lead to an end to type 1 diabetes … forever? A walk with the JDRF is a step in that direction.