Parenting Children With Diabetes
Copyright © 2019 by Eliot LeBow


A Guide to Understanding and Manageing the Issues

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Parenting Children with Diabetes addresses the absence of information needed for successfully diabetes management including more advanced diabetes education, information on emotional trauma, relationships issues and problems inside and outside the home that are caused while growing up with diabetes.



This book offers parents a 360-degree perspective of what is happening to their child as they grow into and grow up with diabetes, from diagnosis to monitoring and controlling their blood sugars to their exposure to other people’s opinions in schools and other common situations as to how they should handle their diabetes. This book provides parents with special tools, insights, and education so they can more confidently and effectively communicate, understand, and empathize with their child's experience with diabetes and their child's relationship with the world around them. Eliot LeBow thoughtfully addresses readers and his work


  • Helps parents resolve resistance to diabetes management
  • Creates and fosters emotional stability within the family living with diabetes
  • Guides parents to building a healthy, supportive relationship for and with their child
  • Prepares parents for the emotional ups and downs of diabetes management
  • Offers insight into situations most children living with diabetes face
  • Provides information about working with the school system to make sure
    their child is safe


“A must-read for parents of children with diabetes! Eliot provides an engaging book filled with real-life stories that bring the concepts to life. He addresses each scenario from both the children's and adult's perspectives while providing practical insights to managing all sorts of diabetes related situations. I'll be referring many parents to this book.” — Sylvia White, MS, LPC, RD, CDE

Eliot LeBow LCSW, CDE

Author of the book Parenting Children with Diabetes has lived with diabetes for over 42 years and developed Diabetes-Focused Psychotherapy,® to help children and thier families master the emotional, cognitive and management challenges of diabetes.




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