All Blog Posts Tagged 'childhood' (5)

That time of day

Usually around this time my blood sugars are high seem to have got my appetite back since the doctor took me of victoza and bydurean all I have to do now is keep telling myself you have had breakfast and dinner stop chomping away if I can only get to tea time with my blood still below 7 I will be over the mood, what is it with appetite why does my brain not tell my stomach leave off for a while who controls who, brieni has wondered into the dining room where I am sitting typing away, she is…

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Added by twiddlemthumbs on June 6, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

A Mother’s Day Tribute: Joanne Cunha’s Proud Mommy Moment

Death of a Pancreas author and D-Mom Joanne Cunha continues our Mother’s Day tributes this week by sharing her proudest moment as a mother. Hint: it has to do with how her daughter has handled her diabetes.

Read the full post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best, Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on May 10, 2012 at 6:29am — No Comments

A Mother’s Day Tribute: Wendy Rose Shares Lessons Learned Through Motherhood & Nursing

To help us celebrate National Nurse’s Week and Mother’s Day, Candy Hearts blog author Wendy Rose wrote a guest post about how her roles as an RN and a mom influence one another. It’s an incredibly honest and heartfelt post! Read the full article at Discuss Diabetes here.
Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on May 7, 2012 at 7:31am — No Comments

My 1978 thoughts on diabetes

My Mom dug up a bunch of picture books she had saved and gave them to my kids, and among them was a book called "A Book About Me" that I had as a 7-year old. This was a printed book with questions for a child to document (according to the book subtitle) "stories and pictures about my favorite real and make-believe things." So it was like keeping a diary, but being prompted on the subject matter. My 7-year old daughter looked it over quickly, and I have to agree with her assessment that her… Continue

Added by Greg on December 18, 2009 at 1:36pm — 2 Comments

HelpCureChildhoodDiabetes.org launches to the excitement of parents of children with diabetes



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Ten years ago this January 31st, my son, Westin, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes. He was two years old and we have zero type 1 diabetes in our families. I remember, after being admitted into the hospital that Monday night, all the doctors and interns coming in to ask us the same questions over and over again. (Eventually, that is what they do in a… Continue

Added by Michelle Curtis on November 14, 2009 at 6:13pm — 2 Comments

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