"My 12 year old just started her period over the summer. I have noticed her blood sugar goes up a couple of days before. She has been over 200 a few times and had moderate ketons for a few days. Any suggestions or comments. Thanks!!"
"Bisquick gluten free is also great and so is Jules gluten free to make cake and cupcakes.
The emotional issue with celiac and diabetes has been very difficult. My daughter took it hard because its "one more thing" she has. She says she…"
"My daughter was also diagnosed with Celiac after her yearly blood tests. I did not change her diet and met with her gastro. He performed and endoscopy with a biopsy. The endoscopy is while the child is sedated. The doctor will most likely tell you…"
"If my daughter has a pod failure and I didnt not bring any insulin with me, I suck the insulin out of the old pod and put it in the new pod. This has worked for me often. I usually keep extra pod in my car, in her bookbag and my purse."
"Thank you. I also agree regarding the pump. My daughter was diagnosed in October 2006 and by April 2007 she was on the pump. The doctor wanted me to wait and I insisted. Do not think you daughter is to young for the pump, kids are really good with…"
"Also my daughter was diagnosed at 6 years old. She is now 11 years old. The honeymoon phase was difficult. I know her doctors would blame everything on the honeymoon phase, which to me was they really didn't have the answers to m questions.…"
"Please follow up with the school board. In Florida the doctors fill out a form for the schools. By law the school has to provide a nurse, even of there is only one diabetic child in the school. I think it's called a 504 plan. Refer to the…"
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