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Newly diagnosed 2.5 year old in Hampton Roads, VA

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by kidpsych2be, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Amy C.

    Amy C. Approved members

    Oct 22, 2005
    For children who are unpredictable eaters, insulin is given after eating. This way, there is no force feeding.

    I don't know what insulin regime the toddler is on, but being on a long term insulin like Lantus or Levemir (once a day), plus a short acting insulin like Apidra or Novalog after eating is the easiest way to manage this. NPH insulin requires the caregiver to feed the insulin.

    Managing diabetes has a lot of unknowns for you right now. Be patient with yourself as you learn.

    Most toddlers drink juice -- this is a handy food to raise the blood sugar.

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