Advice for Parents
As a parent of a child with diabetes, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. To help provide your son or daughter with the best possible care and keep him or her as healthy as possible, it's important to learn as much as you can about diabetes and diabetes management. Consult the members of your child's healthcare team for guidance and advice. Ask them questions and read as much as you can on your own. We've compiled some information that may help:
- Learn to cope with tips on caring for your child.
- Read the Canadian Diabetes Association nutritional recommendations and learn more about choosing healthy meals with our Food & Nutrition Guide.
- Get tips on handling birthday parties, holidays and other events with our Special Occasions Guide.
- Find answers to some of your parenting questions.