Recently my 11 year old step daughter was diagnosed with type 1. Her father & I take this VERY seriously and give her her recommended carb count at every meal as well as watch what kind of carbs they are (like whole wheat breads, vegetables…sugar free items) . Her numbers while with us every other weekend are very good (70-120) and has an average of 102 on her meter. We also deduct all of the fiber from her total carb count & her mother does not. We have heard her mention that her mother gives her things like eggos with powered sugar & syrup & hot cocoa for breakfast & let her eat candy on a regular basis and just corrects her with insulin by what she wants to eat. At her last visit she brought her log book with her & we looked at it. Her numbers are in the 200-300 level almost every day. Her doctor never asks for our meter and her mother I am sure is not telling him the truth on what she is feeding her so he is only going by what she says & her meter. He keeps adjusting her insulin but I don't think that is the problem as we have NEVER had a spike in her blood sugar at our house. Anyone have any suggestions or have been through this?
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