Managing back-to-school and diabetes
Dr. Angela Turpin from Children's Mercy has been taking care of Grace Chisholm for quite a while.
"She does a great job."
Grace's mom Laura Chisholm has learned through the years that diabetes management at school varies.
"When Grace was in elementary school I had to take a much more active role. When getting back to school I would meet with the school nurse and her teachers and give them a medical plan."
As Grace got older, she was taught responsibility.
Dr. Turpin says it's important to empower your child at an early age because diabetes is a disease that they are going to have to manage and live with the rest of their lives.'
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