"We have had quite a year so far. Surgeries, A1c's x 4...still need to get an A1c on my non-d son. We are now getting ready for our regional Tour de Cure where are family has been asked to be the ambassadors for. Diabetes is a wild ride and many…"
"Deadisletsx2, I completely understand your burn out. I, too, have 2 kids diagnosed with T1D with no family history. My kids were just about the same ages as your when diagnosed. It's okay to feel the way you do. I sometimes think I just…"
"Deadisletsx2, because I'm one of the two siblings in my family that has type 1 diabetes, I don't get a break from diabetes. But I can understand as a parent your need for a break for yourself.
I would suggest regularly scheduling time for…"
"I just joined this group now. I have no family history of T1D but two of my kids have it. One was diagnosed at age 5 and the other at age 2 1/2. I'm seriously burned out and depressed. I've gained weight and cannot see clear to take a…"
"Kilij - thanks for the info on the dairy. I had no idea. I'll check that out! Regarding Trial Net, I'm not too sure, but I'm seeing a lot of people post about it. It looks like aliceclones also just posted on how they use it.…"
I have two boys with diabetes as well. They were diagnosed quite young and are grown men and doing so well. Your boys are adorable! They remind me of mine. I always had a car full of snacks; now I found glucose Quick Sticks which don't need to be chewed, so that is a bonus!! Good luck my friend, beautiful family!
Thank you!! my son is 4 he was 12 months when diagnosed... its nice to meet other parents of type 1s diagnosed so young... I couldn't even imagine doing it with two young boys... and your husband... what an accomplishment!! Merry Christmas and God Bless!! :-)
Hey Tracy....I would love to be able to bounce ideas off of each other. The more help the better. I also have a blog, if you are interested. www.thediabeticduo.com Don't feel obligated if blogs aren't your thing.
Above is a photo of Diabetes Hands Foundation’s own Manny Hernandez with the stars of the Diabetes Co-Stars Video, “Strength in Numbers.” In case you haven’t heard the news yet, there is a new video making it’s way through the … Continue Reading
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading