When your child has Diabetes Type 1
t was just a week before Christmas when accountant and mum-of-two Kate had her world turned upside-down by a visit to the doctors.
“My seven-year-old son Blake had recently started wetting the bed, he was more tired than usual and also extremely thirsty. I had been Googling possible causes and thought it was due to a UTI, the heat, or the fact he was exhausted after a big year of school. I was chatting to our female GP about all of this and fully expected to be given a prescription for antibiotics and be on our way.
“The doctor listened intently then tested Blake’s urine and did a quick finger-prick blood test. The results were startlingly clear – she told me very simply and gently that unfortunately Blake had Diabetes Type 1.”
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