There have been many advancements over the years relating to the treatment and management of type 1 diabetes, but when it comes to how Ontario schools deal with the disease, they seem to be a long ways behind.
Early on when Rainbow was diagnosed food was one of the things we struggled with the most. Obviously the whole thing was overwhelming, but food seemed to be extra difficult.
Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a 24/7 job – people must constantly think about how they are managing the disease.
– JDRF Canada (http://www.jdrf.ca/our-research/treat/)
Well, here we go!
Thank you for those of you who have stumbled onto this blog. I hope you find it full of information and emotion.
I want to introduce you to my daughter. I will refer to her as “Rainbow” throughout this blog to protect her privacy.