Local book signing scheduled

Local book signing scheduled

Champaign author Leighann Calentine will be at Barnes & Noble in Champaign at 7 p.m. Wednesday to sign copies of her book "Kids First, Diabetes Second" in honor of World Diabetes Day.

Calentine is the mother of a child with Type 1 diabetes, and her book shares the story of their day-to-day lives. She blogs as a diabetes advocate at http://www.d-mom.com.

The book tells how her family was able to thrive with helpful hints in a practical way for all caregivers of a person living with diabetes.