Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
January 25, 2000
Question from Olathe, Kansas, USA:
What are your feelings/recommendations on the Chicken Pox and Pneumonia vaccinations for a 2 1/2 year old with type 1? We all ready have received the first part of our flu shot.
You really need to discuss this with your daughter’s pediatrician; but having Type�1A (autoimmune) diabetes already should not pose any special hazard for the routine immunisation program advocated by the American Academy of Pediatrics — always with the proviso that a rare reaction may make control a little difficult for a day or two.