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From Springfield, New Jersey, USA:

For a young child with diabetes (age 8) who is given insulin injections 3 times a day, can their emotions be affected, and if so, how? What if anything, can be done to help an extremely sensitive (cries very easily) child?


It might be useful to engage the services of a counselor for this child to assess for depression. Your post gave only a tiny bit of information. Chronic illness does impact the emotions of any individual regardless of age.


Original posting 4 Apr 1999
Posted to Behavior


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