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Moira McCarthy is a well-known parent in the diabetes community. She is the national chairman of government advocacy of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and volunteers as a Bag of Hope delivery mom to newly diagnosed families. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Clara Barton Camp for Girls with Diabetes, one of the nation's oldest and best-known diabetes camps. An award-winning news reporter and magazine writer, Ms. McCarthy has appeared on CNN, many other national and local news programs, and twice on the front page of the New York Times. Her daughter Lauren has been a national spokesperson for diabetes. Ms. McCarthy lives in Plymouth, MA.
Jake Kushner, M.D., was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Laboratory of Morris White, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School. He has worked as an instructor in medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and as a faculty member in the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group and Cell Biology and Physiology Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Kushner lives in Bala Cynwyd, PA.
My daughter likes this book a lot. Her daughter was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes... Very helpful bookPublished 1 month ago by Rose Baker
I think the book is great for newly dxd parents, friends, and extended family. It is NOT a medical book - it is about how to navigate a new world with diabetes. Read morePublished 3 months ago by K Moore
Some of the advice in this book is very outdated. I would not recommend this to the parent of a newly diagnosed infant/toddler/preschooler/elementary age etc..... Read morePublished 15 months ago by my2cents
This book is very well written and easy to understand. My son was recently diagnosed with Type 1. So much information to process in the first few days after being diagnosed. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Pam
This book is great. My 5 yo cousin has just found out she has T1D and this book has been a tremendous help to my cousins in helping their little one to cope and for them to learn... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Karen Albert
After reading the 19 positive reviews and downloading this book on my Kindle, I am convinced they were all written by FOA (friends of author). Read morePublished 23 months ago by Stu