Like "I can only imagine how scared she must be feeling right now. But hopefully, with time and understanding (of what she'll be facing), she'll become more comfortable with her new lifestyle. In the mean time, maybe if she reads/hears from other kids her age, she'll start to see that she will be able to handle this. I've posted the links to two of Hannahs discussions for you. These should give you further examples of the type of support and encouragement that is offered throughout the community. "My Story" http://www.diabeticconnect.com/discussions/13723-my-story "The Pen" http://www.diabeticconnect.com/discussions/13803-the-pen"