So I feel like I have the hang of explaining diabetes to friends, family and random people on the street but this evening a child of a friend of mine saw me testing my blood sugar and asked me what I was doing. She also pointed to my pump and asked what it was. I stood there and realized I had no idea what to say. She was about 3 years old. Still super young but smart enough to know if I was lying about it. I wanted to answer her question honestly but in an easy way she would understand and not frighten her.
I plan on working with children once my dance career is over so I better have a good way to explain things!
So what do you guys say when a child asks you about your diabetes?