Childhood Diseases

Posted by: michelle | 2009-04-25


5 yr old has diabetes

I have just found out my 5yr old is diabetic. Where can i get ideas on recipes for his diet? Or - our diet... PLEASE HELP

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There is a great deal of infromation available on the internet. Just put 'diabetic diets for children' into Google.

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Posted by: Estelle | 2009-04-28

My son is turning 3 in july.He has a cronic thirst,and by that i mean he wil drink a 2 liter juice or water and still ask for more.He has an apetite like no other,i am sure he eats as much as his father.He isn' t overweight,he weighs about 16kg.He goes to " piepie"  every now and again,but not so much for the amount of fluid he takes in.His legs is always covered with " bloukolle" .He is a boy and very busy,but only the slightest bump,it turns blue.He has an iron deficiency,i am giving him chelafer,and he drinks calsuba because he is allergic to dairy and eggs.Do you think i have reason to worry,and have them run tests?

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