Summer camps gives children with diabetes a chance to unwind and be kids for awhile after the demands of school have ended. Whether your child goes to a diabetes camp or a regular one they are fantastic places to socialize, learn new skills and become more independent.
The cooler days of fall are almost here which means the kids are going back to school. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Parents of children with diabetes need to make additional preparations for a healthy, enjoyable and safe school year. In recent years, there is a sizable increase in type […]
Here comes the succession of holidays, "with the food holiday spiral" of Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. According to USA Today, "4% of all candy consumed in the US is eaten on that single day called Halloween."
Managing diabetes is an ongoing challenge as people try to keep their blood glucose levels stable. Knowledge and the right equipment can make a major difference. Discover a few diabetes devices to help make your diabetes life easier.
The I-Port Takes Shots for People with Diabetes
Many people with diabetes need to administer insulin throughout the day. With […]
In the past, type 2 diabetes was usually diagnosed in adults 40 years old and older. Now around 151,000 people who are 20 years old or younger have diabetes type 2. Learn more about the increasing frequency of type 2 diabetes in adolescence and what can be done about it.
Since 1990, type 2 diabetes has doubled in the children/adolescents population. What is more alarming is much of the obesity, type 2 diabetes, early onset of cardiovascular disease and other child health issues IS PREVENTABLE. Here are my recommendations.
For many kids, Halloween is the best day of the year. But for diabetic children and their parents, Halloween can be a real challenge. Almost every kid wants to trick-or-treat, but what to do about all those sugary candies that your child shouldn’t eat? It is tough to exclude your child from the fun, so here […]