A diabetes conversation with Sharon Schwarz, Abigail and Jenna. Part 1 of 3.
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A Diabetes Conversation with Sharon Schwarz, Abigail and Jenna: Part 1 Sharon Schwarz: I have Abby and Jenna and they both have Type 1 Diabetes and we are just going to talk about what we have to do everyday or what they have to do everyday to take care of there diabetes and to stay healthy. So what do you guys have to do everyday? Abigail: When we eat, when it’s time to eat we just check our blood sugar we squeeze it so we have blood and then we get this little things which are kind of breakable and we wipe it and then we squeeze again then we get one of this and we took it in and when it say blood drop in a little stick we wipe it and when it beeps and it goes around and around and around and then it tells the number, it good, bad or low. Sharon Schwarz: What’s a good number for you? Abigail: I will say 100. Sharon Schwarz: That’s within target, is it bad for you that you have to check and prick your fingers? Jenna: Sometimes. Sharon Schwarz: Can it get a way in playing sometimes? Abigail: Oh, no. Jenna: Yes, sometimes when I come with friend and they said you have to prick your finger first, come on. Sharon Schwarz: Can you show us how to check your blood sugar Abby? Okay, on this let they check there blood sugars how many times a day. Abigail: Every time we eat. Jenna: In minimum it’s about seven. Sharon Schwarz: And they check there blood sugars and the minimum probably four times a day and probably more often seven or eight times a day, depending on if they’re going to be more active when they’re eating. Good girl, okay now see you got big drop hanging on and they just take the machine. Abigail: Yeah, and then— Sharon Schwarz: And put it to the side. Abigail: Yeah, did you see of that beep? Now, it’s going to show the number what is going around. So it’s— Sharon Schwarz: A 128 so that’s the near target. We can go, I think they’re awesome. Abigail: Every time is perfect.