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Treating Lows at 4AM

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by SarahKelly, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. Lizzie's Mom

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    What about the soy milk with a little chocolate syrup for a carb boost?
     
  2. GaPeach

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    Same here - including the "thank you".:D
     
  3. simom

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    Honey straws are another possibility - (or honey in a spoon). Very high carb - so a little goes a long way.
    If my son is wanting to sleep I usually put him in my lap so he can "snuggle" me and then he is upright to swallow. However, he is 5 now, so more compliant than he would have been at two, for sure!

    When first diagnosed, we gave ice cream. It is not as fast acting - but he was ALWAYS willing to eat ice cream.

    I worried about the teeth thing. Our dentist has recommended sealant when he starts getting permanent teeth.

    My Non-D daughter is also two - it's one of the ages that is both delightful and completely frustrating! Good luck!
     
  4. LJS118

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    What about those gel things that you can just squeeze into his cheeks?? I've never used them, but it might be worth a shot.
     
  5. Nancy in VA

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    Will he take a sippy cup? Emma is 5 but I still keep sippy cups around for overnight juice. They have ounce measurements on them, so I know exactly how much I'm giving her, and with the spout, we just stick it in her mouth and she starts sucking on it. We only use juice at night. I was worried about the tooth decay but the dentist said that all looks good and if she brushes before bed and in the morning, it should be fine.
     

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