Editor's Note: This is a response from Ann Bartlett's mother on her decision to go abroad as a teen with diabetes. Read Ann's account on traveling with diabetes.
Yes, my daughter has it just right -- I was scared to death!
I immediately thought of all of the dangers she might face; "throw-ups", forgetting a shot now and then, nasty colds, lack of enough sleep, running out of her insulin, nobody to check on her to remind her of her responsibilities, Lordy! It was scary!
And on top of that she...