From Cincinnati, Ohio, USA:
My two year old son, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about six months ago, is currently taking NPH with Regular twice daily, and he has extreme swings from highs to lows. We count each carb to the gram., and we have a very strict meal/snack schedule that we rarely to never stray from. However, we can't get his sugar levels under control; we never know what the meter will read. He doesn't feel well with these huge swings.
The hospital is now talking with us about basal/bolus therapy, but we are still very overwhelmed with this diagnosis and just aren't sure of the options available to us and what's best for our two year old. How do we know what therapy is right for our two year old son?
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:52
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.