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Parenting a Child With Diabetes: What You Need to Know

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At first, the signs were nearly imperceptible. Your kid began drinking a lot more water and needed more potty breaks than ever before. Maybe she was constantly tired or experienced inexplicable signs of nausea. In any case, it was clear you needed to take her to a pediatrician.

The diagnosis? Type 1 diabetes mellitus. A disease that impairs your child’s body from producing insulin and introduces a world of new routines, concerns, and fears. It can feel like your child’s life is ending before it even really began.

If you’ve found yourself in a similar situation, know that you and your child will work through this. While type 1 diabetes can lead to severe mental and financial burdens, there are ways you both can overcome.

Posted by Devin Morrissey Jul 31, 2017 Posted in Disability No Comments

Private Practice: Parenting, Sexuality, and Intellectual Disability

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Private Practice did it again. Another week gone by, another new episode, and another hot disability topic brought to the table. A really hot one this time.

Posted by Carolyn Mar 04, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments