2013 ERIC HOFFER BOOK AWARD WINNER Raising a child is a difficult job. Raising a child with a chronic illness such as diabetes can be a difficult job with a side order of special challenges. Leighann Calentine's D-Mom Blog is an invaluable resource for parents and caregivers of children with diabetes. Leighann shares her family's experiences with her daughter's type 1 diabetes in a forum that is intimate, informative, and inspirational. In a style both practical and affirming, Kids First, Diabetes Second presents Leighann's advice to help parents and caregivers enable children with diabetes to thrive. Learn how to automate tasks, navigate challenges, celebrate achievements, establish a support group, relieve stress, and avoid being consumed by management of the condition, while focusing on what's most important: raising a happy, healthy child.I stress that her supply kit is listed as a separate child on the class roster, so that it is taken (and brought back) on fieldtrips, half dose of glucagon, write amix all, inject halfa on the ... and any time she leaves the immediate school grounds, such as during a fire drill. I go over an instruction sheet I create for teachers line-by-line .
|Title||:||KiDS FiRST Diabetes Second|
|Publisher||:||Spry Publishing LLC - 2012-07-31|