Author Archives: Sylvia White

About Sylvia White

Sylvia is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in diabetes and weight loss. She is the mom of 3 children, 2 of which have Type 1 Diabetes.

Top Ten Tips to Manage Your Stress for Better Diabetes Control for Your Child

We all know that stress is a part of life. There are some good points to having stress, as stress can cause us to take action, but an overall high level of stress can cause health problems. Having a child … Continue reading

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Catch Type 1 Diabetes Early! Know the Symptoms

We were able to catch diabetes early with both our children.  As a dietitian, I knew the symptoms, even though at first I tried to deny that was the problem. But at least I took Josh in to the doctor … Continue reading

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How to Decrease Pain for Children with Diabetes

Children with diabetes have to do many things that can be overwhelming and scary.  Glucose checks, shots, infusion set insertions, having blood drawn at the doctor, and many other things can be scary for children and tough to deal with … Continue reading

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Traveling with Diabetes

It’s that time of year for vacations.  A favorite for our family is the beach.  Getting a break from the day to day of life is great for recharging, but does require some planning ahead when you have a child … Continue reading

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Take a Break from Diabetes and Have Fun

As a parent of two children with diabetes, it seems I let diabetes stand in the way and take over my life at times.  I can be a worrier and probably at times go overboard on trying to keep it … Continue reading

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