The back-to-school period brings lots of new beginnings. New beginnings are exciting but also bring challenges, especially for students with diabetes in the later years of high school.
Type 1 diabetes
Yes, we know the very thought of your child going off to a party at someone elses home may at first fill you with horror: away from your control, over-excited, distracted by all the fun, and surrounded by an abundance of enticing high sugar and high carb treats.
Pregnancy can present challenges for any woman. However, managing pregnancy and type 1 diabetes can add additional challenges, and therefore result in new stressors in a woman’s life.
I talked recently with one of the physicians involved in the islet cell transplant program, also known as the “Edmonton Protocol.”
In the past few months, I have been working with a woman who was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
Summer camp is part of the magic of childhood, bringing enchanting memories along with new friendships, greater confidence and new-found independence.