Earlier this year we introduced you to Ed Monas
, who you learned has many titles, two of which are Director of Sales Initiatives and Distributor Operations here at Medtronic and “diabetes dad.” Ed and his wife Linda have a son Grey who has had type 1 diabetes since he was 10 months old. Grey is now a teenager and taking more and more responsibility for his own diabetes. Last fall, he even spent a semester at boarding school 2,000+ miles away from home. While he ultimately decided to return to California to finish high school, Grey’s diabetes management went well even while far away from Mom and Dad – which is good news as the Monas family starts to think about college in a few years! Watch this video for Ed’s tips on how to prepare as a family and work with school officials to build a strong diabetes support system at school.
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