Back to Orlando 2003 Orlando 2003 Kids with Diabetes Survey

Questions for Kids with Diabetes

Answers to this survey are completely anonymous. They will be used during several sessions at the Friends for Life: Orlando 2003 summer conference. Answer as many or as few questions as you like. The more you answer, the more we'll have to help in our discussion sessions in Orlando.

This survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey.

1. How old are you?
2. When it comes to diabetes, I wish my parents would (what?)
3. When it comes to diabetes, I wish I could do a better job at (what?):
4. On a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being the most, how much does it bother you that you have diabetes?

5. When your numbers are high or low, do you think it is your fault?

6. Do you think you have changed since you got diabetes?

7. If yes, how have you changed?
8. Do you think your parents bug you about your diabetes?

9. Has your family changed since you got diabetes?

10. If yes, how has your family changed?
11. Do you ever feel guilty that you got diabetes?

12. If yes, why?
13. Is it harder to make new friends since you got diabetes?

14. Do your friends treat you differently because of your diabetes?

15. If yes, how?
16. Do your relatives treat you differently from your brothers, sisters, or cousins?

17. If yes, how?
18. Do your teachers treat you differently than other kids in your class?

19. If yes, how?
20. Does it bother you if (or when) people treat you differently?

21. Are you afraid during the bus ride home that you might need help because of an insulin reaction?

22. Has your diabetes stopped you from trying out for a school sports team or any after school activities?

23. If yes, which activities?
24. Do most of your friends know about your diabetes?

25. Do your friends ask questions about your diabetes?

26. If yes, does it bother you that they ask questions, or do you just answer them?

27. Has anyone made fun of you because of your diabetes?

28. If yes, did you tell your parents about it?

29. Are there things that bother you about your diabetes that you don't tell your parents?

30. If you could tell your parents two things that bother you about your diabetes that you never told them before, what would you tell them?
31. Do you ever dream of what it would be like not to have diabetes?

32. If you could say one thing to your family, what would it be?
33. I would like to thank my parents for (what?):
34. If you could add a question to this survey, what would it be?
35. How would you answer it?

  Back to Orlando 2003 Return to the Top of This Page

Last Updated: Thursday June 05, 2003 15:38:02
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. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.