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Re: [IP] Parent to a diabetic child



Robin,

I forwarded this to my mom.  I am sure she is getting a kick out of it!

Melany

> Hi. It is a pump anniversary day...and I saw this at Childrenwithdiabetes
site
> and I added/changed it a bit. Anyone want to add their own. I thought it
would
> be cute to add something like this to our site!
> You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when ...
>
> Your first words to your child every morning and when he gets in the car
at
> school is, "What were your blood sugars?"
>
>
>
> Your newly diagnosed child asks if the communion at church is a free food.
>
> You don't care what your child wears, as long as his meter, poker and pump
fit
> into the pockets.
>
>
>
> Someone asks you how your diabetic child is doing and really means it, and
you
> want to cry because someone cares.
>
>
>
> Your child gets excited and points to the same meter on the pharmacy shelf
> that he has at home.
>
> You yell for your child to come check his sugar, and everyone comes
because
> they know its meal-time.
>
>
>
> You get excited whenever UPS pulls up with a box with your childs name on
it
> for diabetic supplies.
>
>
>
> You have gotten up so many times during the night over the years that you
> actually forget WHAT the bg was and WHEN you checked it that night! (or
even
> IF you actually got up!)
>
>
>
> You are watching your child play a sport, and you are more concerned about
> whether he is low than if he scores!
>
> Robin
> Mom to Kevin, 14, dx 12/98
> pumping 5/99
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