Fear in the night: In our case, it came from my face

A lovely D-Mom updated her facebook profile recently with a few lines that broke my heart. I won’t quote her verbatim, but in general, what she was saying was that her young daughter was terrified to go to sleep, because she was afraid diabetes would take her life while she slept. It stopped me cold. So did another post I saw the next day, with a newspaper story about a mom saying her child felt the very same way. What the heck, I thought, is going on? Why are children now so afraid of diabetes and sleep? And then I … Continue reading Fear in the night: In our case, it came from my face