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Testing Blood Sugar in the Classroom

My son Cooper is 6 years old and is in 1st. grade. He leaves the classroom and goes to the nurse about 5-6 times a day to check blood sugar…

Started by Kate

15 9 hours ago
Reply by Kate

Problems with the school nurse

My son is 6 years old and in 1st. grade. Today he went to the nurse at the normal times to check his blood sugar and for his insulin shot.…

Started by Kate

19 Oct 6
Reply by rgcainmd

Medical I.D's

My son was diagnosed with diabetes at age 4 and he's now 8. He's always just went to school and came home and I always went with him to all…

Started by Jennifer

14 Oct 1
Reply by Jennifer

What pumps are your kids using and what are the pros & cons?

Hello! My 11 y/o daughter, diagnosed 11 months ago, is ready for a pump. She wants the Omnipod, but is this a good pump for kids? The other…

Started by Brit's Mom

14 Nov 12, 2013
Reply by aimeeh2oski

Legal group working for better school care for kids with diabetes

Hey folks, I've joined your group temporarily to share some info I gathered at a UCSF diabetes symposium and kids' camp last weekend. The D…

Started by Emily Coles

17 May 24, 2012
Reply by Fighting for Stephany

New pump user with questions...please help!

I have a question. We have only been using the pump for a few weeks with our son. He was getting insulin through his arm by syringe. He is…

Started by crusso

19 Aug 16, 2011
Reply by crusso

Your Experience with the School System?

Hello All. How has your experience been in dealing with the teachers, school, board, etc with your Type 1 child? Was your experience positi…

Started by Trev

6 Feb 8, 2011
Reply by michellec

Hello anyone in the Miami, Florida area.

Hi I started a diabetic group for kids and parents. I want our kids to see they are not alone. Its alot of fun. We went bowling yesturday.…

Started by migmercy

1 Nov 8, 2010
Reply by Fighting for Stephany

"Ghosts"

What do you do about baaaaad lows that your kids/loved ones have seen... and continously "recall" those potent ghosts. ".... dad did YOU T…

Started by Stuart

4 Aug 4, 2008
Reply by MelissaBL

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