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Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes

“Could you come into my office for a moment?”    Three months after hearing these words from our pediatrician, the words still hurt to hear, and ring through my head in perfect clarity, like I just heard them 5 minutes ago.  During an office visit where we were hoping to find out why our son was thirsty and peeing a little more at night, our Pediatrician brought us to his office to tell us that our son had Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Fatigue, drinking, and waking at night to pee, were telltale signs that something was off. :( My eyes welled, and my back caved, and from that moment on it became very hard to hear anything that the doctor...

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