{Kids First & Other Places} December

by Leighann on December 28, 2012

Kids First Diabetes Second BookReviews

The Motherhood

“This book will tell you everything that doctors and specialists will not. Leighann doesn’t explain how to manage the medical aspects of diabetes, but rather, how to avoid allowing the medical aspects of the disease to take over daily family life. She stresses the crucial point that children should be children first, and children who happen to live with diabetes second.”

Read the entire review on The Motherhood website.

Other Places You’ll Find Me

 As a Child Grows When you think of transitioning care to your kid with diabetes, you are probably thinking about college. But here are some smaller age-appropriate transitions that you can help your child with.

Read As a Child Grows on Sanofi’s The DX website.

Diabetes During the Holiday Season Want tips on how to navigate holiday get togethers and school parties? I offer a few tips that work well for all holidays, not just those celebrated in December.

Read Diabetes During the Holiday Season on OmniPod’s Suite D Blog.

Speaking of writing elsewhere, I’m happy to announce that I will be able to devote more time in the new year to freelance writing, advocacy, and volunteering. Please keep me in mind if you hear of any opportunities.

Shout Out

HFCS-Free Day 2012Thanks to Diabetes Mine for including D-Mom Blog in their year end wrap “2012: The Diabetes Year in Review.” It was their expose of the exhibitors at the annual AADE meeting which prompted my boycott of HFCS.

Read 2012: The Diabetes Year in Review on Diabetes Mine.

Learn More

If you’d like to learn more about the book, you can read more on the Kids First, Diabetes Second book page. And if you do read it and find it to be a valuable resource, I would greatly appreciate if you could write a review on any of the online retail sites. Thanks!

And if you want me to write for your website or publication, you can read more about me on my professional site: LeighannCalentine.com.

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