Type 1 diabetes - basic notions
Your T1D questions
You have questions about your diabetes?
A diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) in a child is always a shock. It will immediately change the child’s life. Overnight, children and their families must learn to carefully manage the disease. Like it or not, they will become the real experts.
From the onset of the disease, there will be many questions about diabetes and these questions vary according to the different stages in the child’s life. Please feel free to call us or write to us.
We advise you to contact these organizations:
Canadian Diabetes Association
Public health Agency of Canada
Canadian Pediatric Society
Pediatricians Dr. Louis Geoffroy and Dr. Monique Gonthier co-authored a book entitled Diabetes in Children Diabetes in Children (2009), published by CHU Sainte-Justine, replete with useful information for parents and written in a Q & A format.
Do you or does your child have Type 2 Diabetes, gestational diabetes or other pancreas and glucose metabolic disorders?