• Back to school!

    Back to school!

    It seems like the summer has flown by.  With your list of school supplies at the ready, have you thought about how your child will store insulin?
  • My child has diabetes; now what?

    My child has diabetes; now what?

    When faced with a diagnosis of diabetes, there are so many questions that can go through your mind.  When your child has diabetes, you can become quickly overwhelmed.  Parenting is one of the hardest jobs on earth; parenting a child with diabetes is a challenge that...
  • Stress:  It does affect your diabetes control!

    Stress:  It does affect your diabetes control!

    Stress is a subject that seems to be a part of routine conversations these days. How many of us when talking to family or friends start a conversation with: ”I am so stressed out with”? … well, you fill in the blank. We have heavy traffic,...
  • Why are we so tired and what can we do about it?

    Why are we so tired and what can we do about it?

    Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that physicians hear from patients. In truth fatigue can be a silent thief; stealing time spent with loved ones, causing you to be unproductive at work, and even setting off symptoms of depression. It is important to treat...
  • Let’s not kid ourselves; it is not easy to fit fitness and healthy eating in during the Holiday Season.

    Let’s not kid ourselves; it is not easy to fit fitness and healthy eating in during the Holiday Season.

    Maybe we can help with the following tips: Exercise Comes in many forms, and does not just have to occur in a gym.  Running, walking the dog, and even house cleaning counts as exercise.  In the warm summer months many people enjoy gardening.  For those of...
  • A Diabetes diagnosis can be scary..  but with a good support network you can not only survive but thrive with diabetes

    A Diabetes diagnosis can be scary.. but with a good support network you can not only survive but thrive with diabetes

    One of the main focuses of diabetes management is food.  Too often, people see diabetes as a barrier to enjoying eating. Many assume that a healthy diet is boring and tasteless.  Actually, when you get right down to it, diabetes can help your whole family stay...
  • Buyer Beware!

    Buyer Beware!

    Communication platforms such as social media have made it easier to find items you are looking to purchase; but with these advances come inherent dangers that we may not be aware of.  As we have talked about in previous articles, insulin is a product that must...
  • Eat your Fruit!!

    Eat your Fruit!!

    We know that fruit is part of a healthy diet, and as a result of several published studies, the proof is not just in the pudding, but also in the fruits and vegetables.  One such study called the EPIC Heart study, followed over 300,000 participants for...
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