As September approaches, moving away from home whether youre off to college or university, or to a new job can be both exciting and scary.
Since 95% of the care of diabetes management rests on the person with diabetes, it is important for this individual to find a diabetes team that is understanding, caring, and educated in the skills of how best to manage diabetes.
What community help is available for people living with diabetes, and how do you access it? This is the place to find out.
Blood glucose monitoring is one of the most important tools to help keep diabetes in check and reduce the risk of complications. Knowing the benefits, many family members and friends of people with diabetes cant resist nagging about the rules.
The diagnosis of diabetes in a child usually brings a rollercoaster of emotions for parents. Know that this is normal, and that you will adjust over time.