• Understand and change your negative thinking around diabetes
  • Identify and stop feelings of guilt around your child's illness
  • Understand how to manage and resolve feelings of guilt and shame
  • Learn the importance of self-care and how to reduce stress
  • Utilize coping skills to manage trauma, change and frustration around your child's diabetes
  • Learn healthy coping strategies to deal with various issues
  • Identify and process changes in how you function as a parent
  • Build healthy communication skills with your family
  • Learn how to respond in a proactive manner to your child’s emotional shifts
  • Learn to say NO & YES to your child’s request
  • Identify ways to advocate for your children's rights at school
  • Food and insulin management training (idealistic versus realistic choices for your child)
  • Learn how to design a flexible meal plan with your children
  • Learn the impact of poor management of diabetes (short and long term)
  • Coping with stress in the diabetic family



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