by Amy Bevan
It’s been four years since we learned Miles has type 1 diabetes, and his diagnosis story is the thing I am most often asked about. But what no one asks about is something ten times more difficult.
If you could pull up your search history from those first nerve-wracking days following your child’s type 1 diabetes diagnosis, what would you find?
Q: “I’m worried our son is heading towards diabetes burnout. I’ve read about giving kids a ‘diabetes vacation’ to help them through times of stress. What does that mean exactly, and how do I do it?” Find an expert answer here.
by Kristina Dooley, guest blogger, InspiredbyIsabella.com
As you head without warning into this journey, there are some things I want you to know. Actually, things I NEED you to know.
Diabetes camp can be a life-changing experience for kids with type 1 diabetes. But for many families, paying for summer camp can sometimes be a stretch. Find out how to apply for a “campership” here.
These famous moms and dads know all the behind-the-scenes work you put into taking care of your child’s type 1 diabetes — because they’ve been there too.
Q: “Our daughter is entering puberty, and we want to help her be prepared, especially when it comes to how menstruation could affect her blood sugar management. What should we know?” Find an expert answer here.
Wise beyond their years, Disney characters seem to have an uncanny appreciation for what it takes to navigate life, parenting, and somehow even T1D.
Grace Rooney hopes her book will help kids know that they are not alone in their fears, concerns, and questions when a brother or sister has type 1.
Rather than constantly worry, it may help some parents to realize a certain T1D truth: No matter how careful you are, everyone makes the occasional mistake. Just ask the following amazing (and courageous) parents, who agreed to share some of their more human moments.