Traci Scott is fully aware of the complications and tribulations associated with diabetes.
Her son, Matthew, was diagnosed with type 1, or juvenile, diabetes when he was 7. They received the information during a regular check-up.
“It was being hit broad side by a Mack truck out of the blue,” Scott said.
She described the following few days as a blur, as the family was overwhelmed with information, including that about insulin intake, carbohydrate needs and other diabetic details.