My daughter was diagnosed 3 weeks ago so of course this is all new to us. She started school last week so we only had two weeks to learn and adjust before it started. Today the principal called me and she is acting out and just not herself. She has never been in trouble and is one of the "good kids". We know she is slightly depressed with all these new routines and the strict management it takes. Anyone been through this with a newly diagnosed kid? She is 9 and I'm looking for some ideas on how to talk to her about it as she is putting on a brave face externally but inside I know she is hurting and she just won't talk about it. The school is worried that kids might be picking on her or teasing her. She is one of only two kids in the whole school with diabetes. Any thoughts?
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