Pamela's Comments

Comment Wall (4 comments)

You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes

At 1:31pm on November 7, 2011, Marie B said…
Pamela, have you joined this Group yet?

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/parentsofkidswithtype1

how old is your daughter? If she is 13, she can join here herself. I am part of the team that monitors activity here, and we take the safety of our youngest members here very seriously.
At 3:41pm on February 11, 2011, Tracy Greene Mintz said…
Hi Pamela - My daughter, Maxine is also 9. She is approaching her 2 year anniversary of dx. She is really pretty cool with her diabetes, but she does get bummed that she is the only kid at her school with it. We go to family diabetes camp here in Southern California for a weekend every summer. Check ADA to find a camp near you. It means so much to the kids. We did shots for the first year and a half. Now on pump and its working fine. You know you always have our support. -Tracy
At 5:09pm on February 9, 2011, D. Bahr said…
Hi Pamela,
Welcome to TuDiabetes! My oldest daughter Erin turns 10 at the end of February and my youngest daughter Eva turns 8 at the beginning of March. It sounds like your daughter falls somewhere between. Erin's email address is fairyprincessesrule at gmail.com. She loves meeting new friends and has a very active correspondence!

Both of my girls have had T1 for about 5 years now. Erin corresponds with her diabetes camp pals. I would highly encourage you to find a local diabetes camp for your daughter to attend this summer. For my girls, it is the one week out of the year that they are "normal". Everyone involved in the camp, top to bottom, has T1 and understands the milestones involved.

I hope you find the community as helpful and supportive as I have!
Daun
At 12:27pm on February 9, 2011, aliceclones said…
Hi Pamela, My name is Charis. I have a 9 y/o T1 (dx'd oct 2010), she will be 10 the end of may. Her name is Genevieve, but her friends call her Evie (pronounced E.V.), and i have a 7 y/o T1 (dx'd nov 2009), she will be 8 on sunday, her name is Lilly. I am sure that they would love to be email pals with your daughter!
This is their email address.
3swimchix@comcast.net
My girls love to meet and chat with other T1 kids, and you are right that it makes things much easier when they have someone to talk with!
i also like chatting with other moms, as we have a different role to play in all this, and we alo need support! Do you have any other children? we also have 2 non D kids (praying that it stay that way!)
Hope you have a blessed day.
Charis Jo

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

Grant given to support programs aimed at bringing together people touched by diabetes for positive change BERKELEY, CA: December 4, 2014 – Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) has received a grant of US$200,000 from Novo Nordisk to support programs aimed at Read on! →

Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

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

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service