Articles about diabetes
Jay Cutler has adapted to playing quarterback in the NFL with Type 1 Diabetes.
It is important to know the symptoms diabetes patients suffer before they are diagnosed. Watching your child become a Type 1 Diabetic is scary, but being aware of what to look for will help you know when to seek medical attention.
Tips for parents of newly diagnosed children with Type 1 Diabetes.
NovoPen Junior is a diabetes pen that helps with insulin injections in some children with diabetes. There are some advantages and disadvantages to this tool.
Here are the supplies you will need if your child becomes a Type 1 Diabetic.
Organizing your diabetes fundraising efforts can be difficult, especially at first. Here are some tips to make your fundraising fun and effective.
If you are severely overweight, there are several obesity health risks of which you should be aware. All of them can be serious, and all of them can lead to a less than fulfilling lifestyle. Obesity in adults is determined by the Body Mass Index, or BMI, and is defined as a BMI of 30 or greater. While the Body Mass Index is not always a perfect way to decide if a person is overweight or obese, it is generally a good clue as to whether or not a person is at an increased risk of obesity-related health problems. The obesity health risks in this article are predominantly for adults, but children can experience many of these same issues.
Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and since people with diabetes should not skip meal in general, the first meal in the morning is not something that should be avoided. The question that every diabetic, and parent of a child with Type 1 Diabetes, asks is how many carbs are in their breakfast.
I remember, sort of, my math classes in high school when someone would wonder aloud when they would ever need to use mathematics in daily life. Being a fan of math myself, I would always take some offense to this line of thinking, but it never truly bothered me because I can understand how people could get frustrated with the subject of mathematics. However, while the frustrated person is most likely not using complex math equations today, they are using math whether they like it or not. And whether the know all the math going on around them, the universe they live in is one big set of algebra, trig, and calculus equations.