Diabetes and Me

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Copyright © 2013 by Hill and Wang, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC.

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Excerpted from DIABETES AND ME: An Essential Guide for Kids and Parents, text by Kim Chaloner, Illustrated by Nick Bertozzi, published in 2013 by Hill and Wang, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. Text copyright © 2013 by Kim Chaloner. Art copyright © 2013 by Nick Bertozzi. All rights reserved.

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by Carey Potash
"117 at the moment," I texted Susanne from the ice rink, referring to the Dexcom. "Nice number," Susanne texted back. "If it would just stay that way ..." Today had been better than yesterday. We didn't have the same post-breakfast spike that made Charlie feel like poop during the rigorous morning drills. Although it was a short stay in the low 300s, he didn't like it. The 117 being precariously close to the edge of safe, I figured...