A dynamic diabetes care approach from the beginning . . .

My son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 6, just following kindergarten graduation.  I had seen the warning signs of type 1 from awareness posts a friend had shared the year before as part of Project Blue November.  I had also read the story of the little girl from St. George, Utah, named Kycie, which was...

Dynamic Diabetes Management (aka Sugar Surfing™) is a process, not a recipe. Certain virtues or qualities are essential to obtaining the best results. Patience is one of those personal qualities.

In the book Sugar Surfing I discuss the 3 virtues of well controlled persons with diabetes. After working with thousands of patients for nearly four decades, I learned that patience, c...

Children mature physically and emotionally at different rates. With children with diabetes this creates a challenge for any adult involved with their care. This brings me to my point: when are kids emotionally ready to assume the full challenge of diabetes self care? And how does emotional maturity impact their physical capabilities for self-management?

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