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parents of kids with Type 1


parents of kids with Type 1

This is a group for the parents of kids with diabetes.

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Comment by jms1313 on February 19, 2012 at 9:19pm

Ok - I am frustrated - called the DOC MY DAUGHTER HAS BEEN SICK TODAY - FEVER, high BS and cough. Checked her Keatones - 3.2 0 doc said to give her Coke and cover with insulin - we have never drank Coke or any pop in this house - even before she was diagnosed! So the doc says go buy some! She won't drink it - never has liked it - sooo I fresh squeezed orange juice and measured - 19grms of carbs - a bowl of chicken noodle soup (home made - no can crap) and a pudding - total carbs = 46 - her BG was 251 so I gave her 4 units of Novalog 1 correction and 3 to cover - waited two hours and checked her blood 0 NOW 451!!!!!! What the heck - has anyone had these experiences and know what I should do?? the docs answer is give her more insulin - but I don't want to gamble her going low as it is now 9pm - stressed - confused - worried - any suggestions

Comment by Fighting for Stephany on February 7, 2012 at 3:16pm
Does anyone know how I can get help with technology help for my daughter so she can keep up with school. Im trying to save forr an Ipad.
Comment by NICKOLE on February 6, 2012 at 11:42am

THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING.....MEANS A LOT FOR ME AND IAM SURE FOR MY FRIEND MEANS MORE THEN THAT. Is really sad what it is in MY contry. Im from Romania but now i leave in England my life is here and i wish to help her...shes capable to do everything to help here sell everything for save his life.

Comment by Chris Ott on February 6, 2012 at 11:37am

I wish I could be of more help in that situation - I live in the US and am blessed to have good health insurance to help me and my son. I have no idea what kinds of hurdles your friend has to "jump through" in Romania to get quality care. :( I would start a new thread in the "discussions" section of this same group asking in general if anyone knows of how to get services in Romania and someone may actually be able to help. Do that instead of using this comments section for more attention to your question. :)

Comment by NICKOLE on February 6, 2012 at 11:25am

thank know something about this? She's living in Romania, unfortunable for her the medice is all down...i want to help her but i don't know with who i have to talk?

Comment by NICKOLE on February 6, 2012 at 11:24am

Comment by Chris Ott on February 6, 2012 at 11:20am

Hi Nickole - when my son was first diagnosed at age 3.5 a few years ago I wish there had been a study like Otelixizumab/DEFEND for him to try. I would encourage your friend to try the study if her son's endocrinologist thinks it's appropriate.

Comment by NICKOLE on February 6, 2012 at 11:15am

please help me....she is a single mother and she is very scared.
thank you all

Comment by NICKOLE on February 6, 2012 at 11:15am

Hello, who can help me with information about : OTELIXIZUMAB
i hear is a good medicine for the type 1
My a mother with a little boy who have diabet type 1 insuline dependent.

Comment by Barbi on January 20, 2012 at 11:26am

Hi Kelly - I have attended 9 years worth of Friends For Life Conferences - It is an amazing time. Malcolm, my youngest dx @2 and now 17 - really has made friends for life from all over the world, as have I. I can't recommend it enough!!!


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Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, has LADA)

Emily Coles (Head of Communities, has type 1)

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(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

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