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Welcome to the board. The good news is you found out early and she will grow up not knowing any other way of life than managing her diabetes. I have often heard that it is easier growing up with a challenge or disability than having to learn to deal with one after having previously lived a "normal" life. Having lived a normal life for over 30 years, I am not sure what it would have been like to have had diabetes since I was an infant instead of being diagnosed after having established my adult life.

This board is for Fools with diabetes and those Fools living with family or friends diagnosed with diabetes. You will find a lot of opinions as to how diabetes is to be treated. I think the most important thing is that you are happy with the medical support you have found in your new community and that your daughter has quickly responded and adapted to the changes to her life. Just make sure you and DW are taken care of too. As you note, it was a major shock for you as parents. Don't just shove your needs to the side by focusing on your daughter. Make sure you are dealing with her disease in a healthy manner as well.

Fuskie
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