My 10 year old son has had diabetes since he was 3 and has been on an insulin pump for 5 years.
He has gotten in to a bad habit of going in to the kitchen and helping himself to food and "forgetting" to give himself insulin or telling me he did.
I've been forced to take complete control of his diabetes again because his A1C test was horrible. His endocrinologist had a VERY long talk with him a week ago. He says he hates having diabetes and is sick of it. I have tried to reward him for being responsible and all sorts of techniques but he doesn't take it seriously. He goes to the kitchen, when I'm unaware and eats things and doesn't give himself insulin. I don't know until the next bg reading which is drastically high.
I don't want to do something harming, but I feel like I'm at the point of locking up all the food cabinets and refrigerator. I'm lost as what to do at this point.
Has anyone else had this problem with tween children with diabetes? If so, what did you do to correct it?