Diabetes Connections presents:

Back to School with Diabetes

The best advice I ever got

Back to school with T1D can be stressful for you and your child.

Between 504 plans meetings and organizing supplies, you may have forgotten this important part of planning: teaching your child to advocate for themselves.

We’ve been there. My son was diagnosed before he was two and is now a freshman in college. My mom-level, “been-there” advice can help you and your child set the foundation no matter what age or stage of diabetes.

This Guide Covers

Strategies to help shy kids ask for help when they need it.

Making sure your child knows you’re in their corner
Setting T1D goals for the school year
Teaching independence as our children grow older, and more!

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About Stacey Simms

Stacey Simms is the host of the long-running and award-winning podcast, Diabetes Connections. She is the author of “The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom, Real-Life Stories of Parenting a Child with Type 1 Diabetes,” and the upcoming “STILL The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom.” 

Stacey’s son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just before he turned two, back in 2006; she’s been sharing her family’s experience with T1D ever since.

Learn more about Stacey here

She has been featured in almost every diabetes publication and outlet including: Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes Forecast magazines, Beyond Type 1, JDRF, Diabetes Daily, Healthline, DiaTribe, T1D Everyday Magic and more.