Hi, My son is 16 now, has had type 1 since he was 7 and wears a pump. My husband and I do not drink a lot -wine with dinner some nights. Of course we have talked with him for years about the dangers of drinking alcohol when you have diabetes. Once he hit high school we also gave him the talk about "if you are going to do something you know you shouldn't (ie drink), here is what you need to know - snack while you drink, be honest with us so that we know if we need to test you in the night, etc. Well, he is drinking when he is with his friends (he is a very social kid - always has been). Usually he only has 1 or 2 beers and we thought he was being honest about this but last weekend had about 5 (despite telling his dad it was 2 -it is another story why dad did not realize this....). He vomited and had recurring low blood sugars until noon the next day. No sleep for me, of course. He agrees that it was too much but says that he will not stop drinking. "It's what my friends do". Has anyone had any experience with this? He has always been such an easy kid, behaviour-wise, so I don't want to paint a picture of a difficult kid. However, I am really tired and not looking forward to several more years of not sleeping (there are enough other diabetes and regular life stuff that keeps me up) - plus the worry of his possibly going away to university. Advice welcome.