Working diabetes care management into your child's life can seem overwhelming, but following a few guidelines can make it easier. Start by educating yourself on diabetes, and then make a checklist of things to do.
Your child is in the midst of a temper tantrum, which a kid will do no matter what his age, and before you discipline him, you stop yourself with these questions: "Maybe it's his blood sugar. Maybe he's low again. Maybe his BG readings are high. Then again, maybe he's just plain acting out." These questions plague most parents with…