From Massachusetts, USA:
Our 14 year daughter has had diabetes for a month and is on oral medication. She is missing school, saying she is not feeling well when it's time for school, but she goes out and hangs with her friends on weekends. She goes out all weekend, but when Monday comes, she says she's not feeling well. Could this be because of her diabetes?
Someone is using diabetes to manipulate you and get her way. Don't fall for this.
[Editor's comment: It sounds to me like your daughter needs to see a therapist. Please ask for referral to a social worker or psychologist before things gets worse. SS]
Original posting 19 Sep 2000
Posted to Behavior
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:14
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.