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.
Recently it was book character day at my son’s school. This is an annual thing where all the kids get to dress as their favorite character from a book that they have read. My son chose Auggie Pullman from the book Wonder by RJ Palacio. I loved this book on so many levels because of its message of acceptance.
My diabetes motto for my son is “identify with it, but don’t let it define you.” He can do everything his classmates and peers do. There is no such word as “can’t”.
Halloween and diabetes: how to manage trick-or-treating with a diabetic child.
At this time of year, it’s vital for Type 1 and Type 2 school kids to have diabetes directives and supplies for school pre-planned. Here are some tips.
What about Type 2 Diabetes at school? If you have Type 2 and you’re at school or you’re a carer of a Type 2 school child, consider following these steps.