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PDK Recipe
No-Bake Muffins

These would be great for breakfast, packed in a lunch, or made as an after school snack. If your child does not like walnuts you can substitute raisins. Just note, of course, that this will increase your carb total. More»

PDK Family
The Boissonneault-Chevrette Family

So many questions! What's the hardest thing to deal with and how do you handle it? More»

Does anybody really "get it?"

Does anybody else really "get it?" As much as they’d like to, most people just don't "get" what it’s like to parent children with diabetes.... More»

PDK Blog
Raising A Child With Diabetes

We know it takes a lot of courage, persistence and faith, and we also know how diabetes can get overwhelming and leave you feeling helpless at times. That is why we we want to hear your voice and honor your journey! Happy Mother's Day! More»

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“Our son was diagnosed with Type 1 a month ago but isn't on any insulin and his blood sugars are normal. If he is in the honeymoon phase can he eat whatever he wants or do we still need to be careful with candy and juice/soda? ”

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A great tip from the book  Your Diabetes Science Experiment:

Do you recall those "emergency glucagon kit" diabetics are suppose to keep near by for severe low blood sugars?  People often think that the sugar to increase your blood sugar is in that glucagon kit syringe, but in fact, glucagon is a hormone produced in your body that then tells your liver to release the glycogen it's storing.  When someone gives you that glucagon injection, the liver releases a lot of glycogen, and your body converts all of that glycogen into glucose to get your blood sugar back to a safe level

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