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Parenting – What’s Best For Your Child and What’s Best For You

Parenting – What’s Best For Your Child and What’s Best For You

Helping your child to manage their diabetes can be exhausting and is often overwhelming. That’s why it’s essential for parents of children with diabetes to take care of themselves and to put into place coping mechanisms that work for them. Here, Elissa Renouf offers advice and shares some of her own experiences of how she, as a mother of four children with Type 1 diabetes, keeps calm and stays strong.

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Coping with a Type 1 Diagnosis
Coping with a Type 1 Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with Type 1 is a very overwhelming time for children and parents- Here's how to cope......

Diabetes and Alcohol - Do or Don't?
Diabetes and Alcohol - Do or Don't?

Alcohol in the diabetes world can be a touchy topic, Sam Renouf shares his experiences of alcohol and Type 1......

Diabetes Checkup Butterflies
Diabetes Checkup Butterflies

Do you get nervous before your or your child's diabetes check up? Hears how to stay strong an calm......

Helping your child cope with School, diabetes and life
Helping your child cope with School, diabetes and life

Life can be exhausting for everyone, but throw diabetes in the mix and it is easy to become burnt out......

Looking after your Type 1 Child
Looking after your Type 1 Child

Helping manage your child's diabetes is a full-time job, it's important for parents to take time out for themselves as well......

Not Agreeing with your Health Plan from your Provider?
Not Agreeing with your Health Plan from your Provider?

Sometimes you or you child may not agree with your diabetes health plan from your provider, Elissa shares tips on ways to help stay on track......

Christmas with Diabetes- Staying in control.
Christmas with Diabetes- Staying in control.

For people with diabetes, Christmas time can be hard. But it is okay to have 'treat' foods in moderation...as long as insulin levels and BGL's are...

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