Hi Julie, thinking of you today, have your omnipods arrived yet, best of luck ask away if you have any questions, you will most likely benefit more from your omnipod trainer than your endo, so keep his or her card they are more than willing to come back or answer question. amy
oh, I can't even imagine. He helped his little brother through it for years and then wham! He's got it too? I bet your little one thinks it's cool, though, huh? Now big brother REALLY understands what's going on. haha.
20 is a lot older than 14 when it comes to having to deal w new things in life- but I can feel his pain. It's a HUGE adjustment. i was in denial for 7 years. There's some days when I allow myself to slip back into denial every now and again- just for a break from his 24/7 criminal called Diabetes.
How's your little one dealing with it? Kids seem to be able toa adjust better to changes because they sort of... forget... what it was like to be without it! But, it still breaks my heart every time I see a little kid take insulin. I volunteered at a hospital in CT a few years back, but I couldn't do it! I had to leave the room every time I saw those little kids with their meters and their needles. Ugh!
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