Parents of young adults with diabetes often share the difficulty adjusting to the transition from pediatric medical care to adult endocrinology care.
Transitioning a son or daughter into an adult diabetic program from a pediatric family-child-centred diabetic program can be very emotionally upsetting for parents and the caregivers of these 18 year olds with diabetes.
As you have read in previous blogs, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar or insulin shock) occurs when the blood sugar level drops below the normal range.
Do you sometimes feel you are doing it all? You spend your life running from one challenge to another, supporting a family member with diabetes in the midst of keeping your own life on track.