Role of Support Group

Diabetes support groups are a great place for children to vent their feelings about being diabetic and for families to support each other. Support groups are also a platform to advance the child’s and their family’s education about diabetes, to share recipes for healthy cooking and to plan fun activities for children.

An internet-based support group meeting connecting diabetic children in India and the USA.

 

Information and images from www.penpalsunited.org are from or inspired by Living the Sweet Life with Diabetes: The Art of balancing insulin, diet, and exercise by Dr. Santosh Gupta, MD, MRCP (UK), CDE.  You can access the book here: http://manavseva.org/downloads/book-english.pdf

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