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SPOILER ALERT: This blog post contains my thoughts on the book that are definitely spoilers. The Dutch House, written by Ann Patchett and ..read more
“When a child’s blood sugar is low it’s difficult for them to think. During a low blood sugar, the brain literally doesn’t have ..read more
“When a child’s blood sugar is high or low, they may also have extreme emotions such as crying easily and being short-tempered.” ..read more
“Adults can develop type 1 diabetes too but are sometimes misdiagnosed as having type 2. A term you may not have heard is LADA: latent ..read more
“People with type 1 diabetes do not make their own insulin and must get it via injection or insulin pump. They would die without it ..read more
“A common misconception is that when children become adults, their type 1 diabetes will become type 2 diabetes.” Every day during ..read more
“Ketones don’t only develop with high blood sugars; they can also develop with lows, such as with the stomach flu. Check ketones ..read more
“Illnesses that keep most children home from school for a day can send kids with diabetes to the hospital. The stomach flu can quickly ..read more
“Growth hormones, puberty, and illness can cause blood sugars to rise. Children with diabetes might need more insulin during growth ..read more
“One plus one doesn’t always equal two with diabetes. You can do the same thing three days and get different results. Lots of factors ..read more

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