Why your child’s diabetes care requires a motivated team and a game plan

Cara is a 13-year old figure skater.

Cara is a 13-year old figure skater.

As a nurse practitioner at our Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic in Neenah, Wis., I have the privilege of providing diabetes care to Cara — a 13-year old figure skater. She eats a healthy diet, exercises and tries hard to get plenty of rest. But she struggles with fitting it all in while maintaining good grades in school.

I asked Cara, “Who’s on your diabetes team?” Listing people who could help her manage her diabetes was a great reminder that she is not …Continue reading →