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From the Back Cover
Your child was diagnosed with diabetes and your world has been turned upside down. Where do you go from here? HOW do you handle the responsibility? HOW do you help your child live life to the fullest?
These are questions every parent of a child with diabetes asks. FINALLY THERE ARE ANSWERS.
This down-to-earth guide will give you all the information you need to know about raising a child with diabetes. There are tips and suggestions for:
- Developing a testing and medication routine
- Organizing a play group
- Finding a doctor
- Making sure they get the exercise they need
- Preparing for sports and activities
- Traveling with diabetes
- Providing emotional support
- Much more
Most importantly, this informative guide teaches the importance of staying positive in the face of adversity and making sure your kids stay positive as well. Diabetes shouldn't keep your child from living the life they want to live.
"Being a diabetic, I cherish this book. I read Bo and Spike's book on what it is like to be a juvenile diabetic and marveled at their ability to inform people about how to cope with juvenile diabetes. When I read Virginia's book I was doubly impressed. She tells it like it is and gave warmth and security to her children. I found it very moving and very valuable." -- Larry Hagman