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Raising Happy Diabetic Kids Part II


This is the second article in a series I am writing about how to raise happy diabetic children. You can find the first article titled Help Your Child Develope Self-Confidence in our article archives.

Sometimes the phrase "happy diabetic kids" seems to be an oxymoron. Often it seems all of the dark powers of the diabetes universe are aligned against you. You wonder if there isn't some evil house elf behind the scenes just making everyone's life miserable on purpose. Not being graduates of Hogwarts School Of Magic we can't just wave a magic wand and make it all better. We must prepare for life with diabetes and we must prepare our children. Self-Reliance is a critical skill for diabetic children to master. Think of all of the responsibilities that go into daily diabetes care. We all realize that we must keep the responsibilities we put upon our children age appropriate. Non the less, in most school aged children the ability to take some responsibility for their own care goes a long way in giving them some feelings of control over their diabetes. Last month I mentioned there are three components to raising happy children. Self-Confidence, Self-Reliance and Self-Control. No I still haven't forgotten Self-Esteem we'll get there. I'm still of the opinion that with these first three components your child can't help but develope Self-Esteem.

What is Self-Reliance?

Self-Reliance is the ability to manage on your own: to know how to manage your time, to function and think independently, combined with the ability to solve problems. With self-reliance, there is no need for other people's approval before moving forward or doing something new. It's also un-neccessary for constant guidance on how to achieve a goal. you can rely on yourself. Self-reliance is about tasks and skills -- knowing how to do things, how to achieve things or how to manage things. It also includes the ability to be alone and to think things through on your own.Self-reliance is broader than self-confidence. Self-confidence relates to what we can do, to specific skills. Self-reliance is about being independent, creative and self-sufficient; having confidence in our inner-selvs to enable us to adapt and manage on our own.

Self-Reliance helps us become:

Self-reliance is also having confidence in your own ideas. It is about being able to see things through to completion. It is about not being afraid of setting goals, and not being stopped by fear of failure. There is a common belief that the world is made up of three diffrent types of people:

those who make things happen;

those who watch things happen;

those who notice nothing until after then ask, "What happened?"

Those who have good self-reliance (and self-confidence, and self-control) develope self-esteem and make things happen. If we want our children to be able to make things happen, we don't have to think on a grand scale. It doesn't mean we all should want our children to be like Bill Gates, or Nobel Prize winners. We don't need to have our children achieve on a scale that makes a difference to others, We should aim to give our children a measure of self-reliance that allows them to keep better control of their own lives and keep choices open for them.

Self-Reliant at What?

We can encourage self-reliance in our children from a fairly early age. As soon as your child shows they can manage things for themselves, however slowly or clumsily, we should allow them to do so. Self-reliance is best introduced and experienced stage by stage, starting early and building up slowly as they become more more competent and responsible. When children are very young they have this almost unstoppable drive to become independent. Before they learn adult concepts of failure, they are willing to try over and over until they master whatever they are trying to do. This is especially true if they have older brothers or sisters. They desprately want to do what the older kids can do. If we stand in the way of letting them try or show disapproval when they don't do it quite right we can damage their belief in themselves. The more we do for them the more we prevent them from developing the ability to make judgements and decisions for themselves. The stages of self-reliance are fun to watch. The first time your baby grabs a hand full of baby food and finds their own mouth with it. When they learn to "go potty" all by themselves. When they put their own shirt on, usually backwards after wrestling with it for ten minutes. When they pick up their own room. When they start to earn an allowance. When they do their homework without you holding a gun to their head. When they go off on their first baby-sitting job. When they show you their first apartment, where you should promptly go through it turning on and leaving on every light in the place, leave the refridgerator door open and put your feet up on their new furniture. These stages progress until they present you one day with a grandchild. Clearly you cannot encourage self-reliance in your child if you are not prepared to stand back and progressively let go. Doing that in the right amounts and at the right times is hard to judge. Add the dangers of their not managing daily diabetes treatment into it and you realize just how careful you need to be. Giving them responsibility and independence depends on the age and personality of your child and on your own particular circumstances. Children can become self-reliant only if we have encouraged their independence, given them practice in making decisions that concern themselves and their health, and shown them that they can be relied upon.

We have been given a special task, raising a diabetic child. This makes us special people. If we weren't up to it we wouldn't have been entrusted with it. Self-reliance is a critical part of raising any child, diabetic or not. Diabetes just makes it more difficult and more important we help our children develope this skill.

Next month I'll talk about Self-Control.

Russell Turner is the father of a 10 year old Type 1 Juvenile Diabetic daughter. When she was first diagnosed he quickly found there was all kinds of information on the internet about the medical aspects of this dsease. What he couldn't find was information about how to prepare his family to live with this disease. He started a website http://www.mychildhasdiabetes.com and designed it so parents of newly diagnosed children would have a one-stop resource to learn to prepare for life with diabetes.


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A new way of preparing insulin-producing implants of donor pancreatic cells promises to improve transplant effectiveness and reduce ensuing complications.


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Sherri Shepherd Reveals How Much Her No-Sugar Diet Has Improved Her Health  Women's Health

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Pharmacists prescribe food vouchers in fight against diabetes  Canton Repository

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Type 1 diabetes: Baby given insulin powder in trial  BBC News

A mum has volunteered her baby to take part in a medical trial she hopes will protect the youngster from diabetes. Chloe Phippard's five-month-old daughter Ava ...


How to prevent gestational diabetes  Medical News Today

Although it is not always possible to prevent gestational diabetes, eating well and exercising regularly to achieve or maintain a healthy weight can reduce the ...


Research reveals insulin-producing beta cells may change function in diabetes  Science Daily

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Grocery bills can predict diabetes rates by neighborhood  MIT Technology Review

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Type 2 diabetes: Simple method can help tailor treatment  Medical News Today

Simple measures such as sex, body mass index, age, and kidney function can help determine the best treatment for a person with type 2 diabetes.


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Incidence of CF-related Diabetes Stable in Pediatric CF, Study Finds  Cystic Fibrosis News Today

The incidence rate of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD) in children has been stable over time, according to a Canadian multi-center registry study.


The best diets to lose weight if you have diabetes  Medical News Today

Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight can help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar and prevent complications. Learn about the best diets to ...


Diabetes leg pain: Treatments and home remedies  Medical News Today

If someone with diabetes experiences leg pain, it may be a sign of diabetic neuropathy. Neuropathy is a serious complication. Learn about the possible ...


Study on diabetes warns lack of awareness & control a worry  The Hindu

Only half the Indian adults in the most productive age group (15-49 years) are aware that they ail from diabetes, and only one-fourth of those diagnosed and ...


Can diabetes influence cancer's spread?  Medical News Today

People with cancer may have a higher risk of tumors spreading to other sites in the body if they also have diabetes. New research explains why.


Diabetes UK and Kent and Medway STP to boost diabetes referrals  Open Access Government

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Can Muscle Strength Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk?  Diabetes In Control

Can muscle strength reduce type 2 diabetes? A recent study found even a moderate level of muscular strength was associated with a reduction in risk.


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Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat  CNBC

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Drug Used to Treat Diabetes May Be Effective Against Fibromyalgia  Healthline

Researchers say insulin resistance may be linked to fibromyalgia, and the drug metformin may help reduce the disease's chronic pain.


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Understanding the mechanisms of reversal of type 2 diabetes  The Lancet

Clinical and pathophysiological studies have shown type 2 diabetes to be a condition mainly caused by excess, yet reversible, fat accumulation in the liver and ...


Is Insulin’s High Cost Keeping Diabetes Patients From Taking Their Medicine?  Kaiser Health News

An estimated 1.25 million Americans have Type 1 diabetes and cannot live without insulin. Sen. Kamala Harris' claim that 1 in 4 diabetes patients cannot afford ...


Diabetes linked to different forms of cancer in males vs. females  Medical News Today

A study in a large Chinese cohort shows that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of cancer, and the types of cancer vary in males and females.


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Research helps to clarify when to use metformin & which groups will benefit most, like those with prediabetes and women with previous gestational diabetes.


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How the U.S. health-care system puts people with diabetes in danger  Washington Post

The blood sugar rises, and nausea and vomiting follow. The blood acidifies, the breath hastens, dehydration and then delirium ensue: That's how ketoacidosis, ...


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New research suggests a first-line drug for treating type 2 diabetes – metformin – may help people with pre-diabetes maintain long-term weight loss. People who ...


Diabetes Drugs Carry Risk of Gangrene of Genitals  WebMD

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Several factors increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In this article, learn about how to prevent the condition by losing weight, exercising, and ...


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If elected president, Democratic congressman Tim Ryan says he'd focus on a health care system that not only covers people when they are sick, but also keeps ...


Study shows OCTA detects changes in diabetic eyes sooner than OCT  Healio

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — OCT angiography was found to be more useful than OCT to detect changes in the eyes of patients with diabetes, according to ...


Mastering dessert when you have diabetes  CNN

If you are living with diabetes, it might seem like sugar and desserts should be forbidden. The good news is, as long as you plan ahead and choose sweet treats ...


Type 2 diabetes: Intensive hypertension therapy may lower death risk  Medical News Today

New research finds that intensive therapy for lowering the blood pressure of people with type 2 diabetes reduces their risk of mortality.


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Final Data from Pilot Study on Use of SkinTE for Diabetic Foot Ulcers Accepted as Late-Breaking Abstract at the American Diabetes Association's 79th Scientific Sessions Conference  Yahoo Finance

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Harvard researchers advance cell therapy for diabetes  Harvard Gazette

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Patients with type 1 diabetes have highest mortality from cardiovascular disease & benefit from intensive therapy for both glycemic & nonglycemic CVD risk.


How A Minute Of Your Time Online May Prevent Or Delay Diabetes  KERA News

The American Diabetes Association has launched a public awareness campaign in Dallas County to battle an ongoing high rate of type 2 diabetes.


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Based on a study observing mice and humans, researchers have discovered a connection between the preservative propionate and diabetes.


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Finally, another effective drug for kids and teens with type 2 diabetes  Yale News

A new drug, liraglutide, will be “transformational” for youth with type 2 diabetes, according to new Yale-led research in the New England Journal of Medicine.


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Why People with Diabetes Drive for Hours to Buy Insulin in Canada  Healthline

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Diabetes Crisis Draws Challengers for $22 Billion Insulin Market  Bloomberg

In the hyper-polarized world of U.S. politics, there's an issue that unites Democrats and Republicans: the high cost of insulin. While millions of Americans with ...


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Based on new research, a randomized placebo-controlled trial in humans indicates that a popular food ingredient called propionate may raise the risk of ...


This common food additive may fuel weight gain, diabetes  Medical News Today

A new research study links the common anti-mold food additive propionate to blood sugar metabolism and insulin resistance in human volunteers and mice.


Diabetes sufferers warned of ‘secret’ liver disease threat  Express

DIABETES sufferers are at high risk of developing deadly liver disease, a study reveals today.


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Millions of people around the world living with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes hear from their doctors that they should eat healthier and exercise more.


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TYPE 2 diabetes is a disease that occurs when the blood glucose level is too high. It plays havoc on one's health and therefore the right diet is essential to type 2 ...


Dining with Diabetes series planned - News  Sentinel-Standard

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Sotagliflozin Approved in EU for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes  AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

The European Commission yesterday approved sotagliflozin, a dual inhibitor sold as Zynquista, to be marketed in the European Union for certain overweight ...


Few High-Risk Patients Attend Diabetes Prevention Programs  MedPage Today

Among U.S. adults at high risk for type 2 diabetes, participation in prevention programs was "exceedingly low," according to authors of a large, population-based ...


Less exercise and education, nonwhite ethnicity may increase diabetes, hypertension risk  Healio

Nonwhite adults who do not exercise frequently or do not have a college degree and live in impoverished neighborhoods are more likely to develop diabetes ...


Diabetes concerns over common food preservative  Cosmos

A preservative widely used to prevent mould growth in foods has been shown to increase weight-gain and glucose production in mice, and to up diabetes risk in ...


Longtime Norfolk club responds after diabetic man not allowed to carry backpack inside  WAVY-TV

A Chesapeake man who uses a backpack for medical needs says he couldn't bring it into a local nightclub.


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Country artist ERIC PASLAY is hosting a branded *content* podcast for diabetes glucose monitor manufacturer DEXCOM. "LEVEL WITH ME" is a weekly series ...


Roxbury Health Centers Take On Diabetes  wgbh.org

As many as one in three Americans could be living with diabetes by 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That projection has prompted the ...


'Smart' Insulin Could Prevent Hypoglycemia During Diabetes Treatment  ECNmag.com

UCLA bioengineers and their colleagues have developed a new type of insulin that could help prevent hypoglycemia in people who use the drug to manage ...


Company Reversing Type 2 Diabetes Aims to Help U.S. Veterans  dLife.com

Virta Health, a company aiming to safely and sustainably reverse Type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery, today announced an innovative partnership ...


Managing Costs in Diabetes Means Intervening Early to Avoid Complications Later, Experts Say  AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

The Los Angeles gathering of the Institute for Value-Based Medicine focused on the need to intervene early in the course of diabetes, so that patients can avoid ...


Old Malaria Drug as Good as Blockbuster Type 2 Diabetes Agent  Medscape

LOS ANGELES — The old generic malaria drug hydroxychloroquine appears to have beneficial effects in patients with type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.


Obesity: Could fat cell differences predict diabetes risk?  Medical News Today

Scientists identify three types of fat precursor cell and suggest that the distribution of these cells could predict obesity-related conditions.


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Study found misdiagnosis of type 1 common, with half of those misdiagnosed still being treated as though they had type 2 diabetes 13 years later. Late-onset ...


Does Pollution Influence Diabetes?  Santa Barbara Independent

Nearly 10 percent of Americans are diabetic, making for an urgent epidemic that may have deeper causes than diet or genes. To determine whether pollution ...


Circadian mechanism may not be driver behind compound linked to obesity and diabetes  Medical Xpress

SR9009 is a compound that can lead to a wide range of health benefits in animals, including reduced risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Until now ...


Louisiana Tech University students invent state-of-the-art diabetes kit  Knoe.com

RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - Louisiana Tech University students are trying to help people with diabetes. The group Polar Case developed a diabetes kit they say has ...


ME & MY OPERATION: The ‘Smart’ pump that could mean end of type 1 diabetes jabs  Daily Mail

In a breakthrough for type 1 diabetes, a new insulin pump could help millions. Alice Beagley, 25, an events organiser in London, was given the device to try...


Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can impair driving performance  Healio

Motorists with diabetic peripheral neuropathy drive at slower speeds and are at increased risk for losing control of the vehicle compared with adults without ...


Study identifies enzymes that prevent diabetic kidney disease  EurekAlert

A new study from Joslin Diabetes Center has proven that certain biological protective factors play a large role in preventing diabetic kidney disease in certain ...


Weight Loss Surgery May Improve Type 2 Diabetes, Blood Pressure Outcomes In Teens  Tech Times

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Gestational diabetes has long-term CV implications  Healio

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Harvard-born diabetes startup Semma reports advances in turning stem cells into insulin producers  FierceBiotech

Semma Therapeutics has faced an obstacle with its process of turning undifferentiated pluripotent stem cells into insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells: Only ...


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