When your child is diagnosed with diabetes, your world is turned upside down. Not only must you deal with the intricacies of insulin dosages and diabetic emergencies but also the overwhelming task changing your child's diet. But cooking for a child with diabetes isn't a Herculean task, it just takes some knowledge and planning and "The "Everything" Cooking for Children with Diabetes" will give you those tools. This handy guide helps you take on the dietary challenges of diabetes and solve them with great and doable - ideas.
Moira McCarthy (Plymouth, MA) is a well-known parent in the diabetes community. She is the national chairman of government advocacy of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and volunteers as a "Bag of Hope" delivery mom to newly diagnosed families and as part of the "On Line Diabetes Team" that answers diabetes questions within twenty-four hours to anyone dealing with issues surrounding Type 1. She is a member of the board of trustees of the Clara Barton Camp for Girls with Diabetes, one of the nation's oldest and best-known diabetes camps. Ms. McCarthy has appeared on CNN, Larry King Live, twice on the front page of the New York Times, and in many other media hits regarding parents of children with diabetes. Her daughter Lauren is also a national spokesperson for diabetes and has testified before the Senate on diabetes research.