I was devastated when Stuart, my 21 month old boy, was diagnosed with diabetes. He had been exposed to a virus three weeks before, which in turn led to the disease. He recently turned three years old and is now learning to assist with his insulin injections. We have always tried to get him involved with glucose testing and injections from the start. He now will rub the alcohol, hold cotton after a glucose check, pinch skin to prepare for injections, and push the plunger. He is a very independent child, and is doing remarkably well. Of course we have had problems, but we are all learning together.
Judy receives e-mail at email@example.com.
Original posting: 24 Feb 98
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:45:02
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.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.