What does a diabetes sick day look like? Often, it looks like the flu. Know the signs of diabetes. If your child has diabetes, any flu-like symptoms should be treated seriously.
About a year or two after diagnosis, my diabetic son told me that he could not do something. He said “I can’t”. I do not even remember exactly what it was he thought he couldn’t do, but all of my hair stood up on end. I explained to him that “can’t” is not a word we use.
My son recently said to me, “Mommy, when I hold a guitar, I feel more free.” Boom. Core Desire Feeling. Freedom.
What do you do if your diabetic child is scared of needles? My son takes inspiration from Muhammad Ali, who said, “You can’t be brave without fear”.
Halloween and diabetes: how to manage trick-or-treating with a diabetic child.