I am new here and just putting myself out there. Anyway, I have two type one diabetic sons. The oldest is 12 the other is nine. The 12 year old was diagnosed at 4 1/4 years old, which was the most devastating thing we had gone through. The 9 year old was diagnosed at a little over five, which again was devastating but at least it wasn't new to us.
They are both doing pretty good, now that school has started I worry about lows though. The staff at both of their schools seem pretty on top of things which so far I'm happy with.
We try to make them feel as "normal" as possible, but they still feel like people notice everything. They hate having what they can eat limited, and of course they aren't fond of shots, but they are used to them.
Anyway, if there is anyone out there that is/has gone through this with kids and want to talk get back to me, it's nice to have someone to talk to that understands. My husband is here for me, but doesn't really help manage any of it.
Thanks for listening,
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