Tag - type 1 diabetes

Coping with a Type 1 Diagnosis

Having a child diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes can be an overwhelming and devastating time for the whole family. Elissa Renouf shares some tips and advise on how she dealt with 4 type 1 diagnosis'.

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Children Independently Managing Their Type 1 Diabetes

As a parent, you want to make your child's life easier and manageable. But when they have diabetes, the time will come where your child will want independence in managing their diabetes. Elissa Renouf, explains...

Type 1 Diabetes and School Bullies

Having diabetes can make a child an easy target for bullies. Until children understand Type 1 diabetes it's easy for them to make fun of BG testing, hypo's and the rest. Elissa encouraged her children...

Christmas with Diabetes – Staying in control

For people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes Christmas time can be hard. However it is okay to indulge in treat foods in moderation as long as BGL's and Insulin levels are monitored closely....

Bad HbA1c results? Finding out why is the key

Bad HbA1c results? Type 1 diabetes is a lot of work, this is why parents and children must work together to effectively manage their diabetes.