Living with a Life Threatening Disease

When Amy Calvert's daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, she realized that her daughter's life was in her hands.




Podcast Episode


Show Notes


Life-saving tips for Type 1 Diabetes:

  • Holy Spirit is our advocate who can help lead us to truth we need.

  • Signs of Type 1 Diabetes can be:

  1. Constant thirst

  2. Wet bed

  3. Weight loss


What to do?

  • Check child's sugar with a blood prick.

  • There's a machine with an app (mobile application) that can be worn on arm. It alerts her to feed her body carbs when it's low and feed it insullin when high.

  • Service Dogs - costs to train up to $30,000

  • Dexcon medicine - expensive but work with doctor's office and insurance company.

  • Insurance - press to get better coverage of medicine and alternative, safe ways to be alerted of sugar level changes.

  • Support system with organizations, groups (online too) and share with church friends

Genesis 12, 13 speaks of storing up resources for the future. God's people were positioned in times of famine to be cared for.


REMEMBER...

  1. God's got you

  2. You're going to be okay

  3. You will get through this

  4. God is your ever-present help in time of need.