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Type 1 Diabetes Signs

 Bade, days before her diagnosis...her clothes look baggy. The signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children usually develop quickly, over a period of weeks. Look for: Increased thirst and frequent urination. As excess sugar builds up in your child's bloodstream, fluid is pulled from the tissues. This may leave your child thirsty. As a [...]


Elderly Candymen

Ever since Bade was diagnosed with diabetes i have come to realize a danger(!) i hadn’t noticed before. A danger in the streets : Elderly people handing out candies and chocolate to kids.


Barefoot Motherhood

I do not remember how old I was. I only remember the mother of some neighbor child giving me a hard slap in the face. I do not also remember why. I only know I cried about how unfair it was.