How much do you feel guilt plays a role in your parenting our child with diabetes, or your child(ren) without diabetes?
It plays a large role.
It has some effect.
I don't think it's an issue for us.
I'm not sure.
Type 1 diabetes is a life-changing diagnosis for both children and their parents. Many parents experience feelings of guilt around the time of diagnosis as well as thereafter. Although this feeling is common, understanding guilt and how it influences parenting can allow you to decide if and how you might want guilt to play a role in your life.
Read more in this clinical article by guest writer, Jessie Wong, PhD.