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Type 1 two year old.

Discussion in 'Parents' started by Skye's_mummy, Oct 27, 2016.

  1. Skye's_mummy

    Skye's_mummy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone I was just wondering if anyone lived near Derby with a child similar age? Would love my little girl to have a friend in the same boat as her as she's starting to act up with injections. Just what her to see that it's something other children do too!!
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    If don't know about Derby but I'll get the ball on this thread rolling by tagging in @shivles . Her T1 kid is about that age..
     
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  3. Skye's_mummy

    Skye's_mummy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, don't mind doing a bit of traveling but not miles and miles!!
     
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    Mrsass Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried speaking to your dsn? When I was little my diabetes team did play days, group sessions for parents & children, trips etc not sure if they are still done now as this was 25 ish years ago but maybe worth an ask?
     
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  5. Skye's_mummy

    Skye's_mummy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I've been in contact with them I'm going to a cooking class soon. Just waiting for more info about a xmas party too. But I'd love her to do 'normal' kids stuff with another child like her too, trips to the park, out for lunch etc.
     
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    Hi, my LO is 18 months :) we are in Warrington so quite a distance! Your team will be able to tell you about groups etc, you're welcome to drop me a message any time though
     
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  7. Skye's_mummy

    Skye's_mummy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just a little bit too far then!! But thanks very much, just wanted someone to catch up with who has to decide if there childs sugars are high/low or there just being a child!!
     
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    Hi we are in Sheffield with a 15 month old, only diagnosed 3 weeks ago so everything very new and challenging.
     
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  9. Skye's_mummy

    Skye's_mummy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi!
    Ohhh my goodness, such a young age.
    We're 9 weeks in now and still finding our feet. Let me know if there are any questions or even if you just want to vent to someone about it all. It's so difficult with young children as they can't tell you how they feel. Just keep your head above the water that's all you can do
     
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    Thank you, her levels still feel high. In the late teens and some 20's. I'm keen to get them down but understand this has to be done gradual. Her night time readings drop through the night so we have to give her a snack before bed to ensure she doesn't drop too much in the night.
     
  11. Skye's_mummy

    Skye's_mummy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Don't panic, it took us awhile to get her blood sugars down in single digits. To be honest we still have days where we really struggle to get them in single digits too. Just check her ketones, no need to worry too much to start with unless her ketones go above 1. We're the opposite she goes to bed perfect then shoots up during the night but wakes up fine!! . Everything has to be done slowly otherwise it's dangerous. You will get there, it may take weeks but it will happen. I'm sure your doing a fantastic job, it's not easy so give yourself some credit
     
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