“To be friends with someone who has a child in the same position as yours is irreplaceable.”
This blog post by Renza is particularly emotive for us as this is why we started this service. Read about the new initiative by Diabetes Victoria who are raising money for ConnecT1ons, an event that will give parents a break and let them connect with other parents of kids with type 1 diabetes.
Help parents of kids with type 1 diabetes
By Kim Henshaw
As a child growing up with type 1 diabetes, I didn’t often think about how my diabetes management affected my parents. It’s only been in recent times that I have really understood what it was like for them.
For the past 14 months, I’ve been working on a project for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Through numerous interviews, emails and conversations with affected parents, I have gained an understanding of the issues they face every day.
Read what Renza has to say about the program here.