Hi. I am Audrey and I am 5 years old. On December 30, 2004 when I was still 4 1/2, we found out I have diabetes.
I get my blood sugar checked 6 to 8 times a day, and I get 5 insulin shots a day. I don't like it at all!
I am starting Kindergarten Wednesday September 7, 2005 and I am very excited! Some things that I like and don't like are:
- I don't like having diabetes, but I do like the extra snacks!
- I love to read books and draw pictures or doodles.
- I like to do arts and crafts and play on monkey bars.
- I don't like to go to bed at night or take naps.
- I don't like getting shots or finger pricks.
- I hope they have inhaled insulin for me soon.
My family and I are doing the JDRF Walk for a Cure together. I have never done it before but I think it will be fun. I have one friend with diabetes that is the same age as me, and I would like more friends that have diabetes.
If you are around the same age as me and have diabetes, you can email my mommy or my daddy at
zimmermibig AT yahoo.comand they'll read it to me.
My mommy typed exactly what I told her to type for this and if you email me she'll type my answer for me too.
Published September 23, 2005
Last Updated: Friday September 23, 2005 19:34:22
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2016. Comments and Feedback.