Books Written By Moira McCarthy Stanford

As a JDRF Power Advocate, a Children's Congress Leader, a JDRF Ride to Cure rider, a Leader at Friends For Life and writing two of her own columns in the Boston Herald, you wonder how Moira found time to write books too.  Well she did!

Below you will find her four publications, available on Amazon.

The Everything Parent's Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes: Reassuring Advice for Managing Symptoms and Raising a Happy, Healthy Child

As a parent of a child diagnosed with diabetes, you are faced with overwhelming, and sometimes frightening, questions like: Will my child be able to eat sweets again? How will I ever be able to let them go out on their own? What is the newest technology and how can it help my child? Is a cure really on the horizon? The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabeteshelps you cope with the challenges of helping your children live happy, healthy lives while controlling the disease. This reassuring, easy-to-use guide features advice on:

  • Adjusting to life with diabetes
  • Helping your children take control of their health
  • Monitoring diet and insulin levels
  • Handling emergencies
  • Finding support for you and your children

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes helps parents deal with the challenges you and your child face when living with diabetes--one day at a time.


The Everything Guide to Cooking for Children with Diabetes: From everyday meals to holiday treats; how to prepare foods your child will love to eat

All parents want their children to eat well?but for children with diabetes, eating well is not just a preference, it?s a requisite. When to eat, what to eat, and how much to eat are critical considerations?all day, every day. But with a little knowledge and planning, you can whip up meals that are as good for your child as they are good to eat, including:

  • Ultimate Grilled Cheeseburger Sandwich
  • Multigrain Pancakes and Vanilla Smoothies
  • Baked Potato Chips and Creamy Spicy Dip
  • Taco Salad
  • Grilled Ranch Chicken
  • Lobster Salad
  • Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse

With this cookbook, you can meet the dietary challenges of diabetes with delicious?and doable?meals. From bag lunches and after-school snacks to birthday treats and holiday feasts, children with diabetes can enjoy mealtime as much as kids everywhere?every day of the year!

The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls: An essential guide to bringing up happy, healthy girls in today's world

One minute she's screaming that she hates you and the next moment she's crying on your shoulder-an adolescent girl is a contradiction in terms: half-child, half-woman, all hormones. Though she may try and push you away, this is the time in her life when she needs your guidance the most. With the expert advice in The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls, you'll be able to give her that direction and help her overcome the obstacles she may be facing.

This essential guide shows you how to handle such sensitive adolescent issues as:

  • Dating and sex
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Mean girls, cliques, and peer pressures
  • Self-esteem and confidence issues
  • Money and responsibilities

Like it or not, your daughter's life is changing and so is your relationship with her. Help her navigate this challenging life transition and equip her with the right tools to become a confident and happy woman!

Raising Teens With Diabetes: A Parent Survival Guide

2013 Mom's Choice Awards® Winner

Hormones. Growth spurts. Mood swings. All combined with blood sugars.

The teen years with diabetes on board are a challenging time for parents and anyone who cares about a child with diabetes. Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents, by well-known diabetes mom, author, and advocate Moira McCarthy, is a no-nonsense, honest approach at not just surviving but thriving in those years, from a mom who has been there.

Raising Teens with Diabetes is a must-have resource for anyone navigating the waters of parenting a child with diabetes.



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