Diabetes and Parenting

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Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes

By Nicole Kofman and Ashley Dartnell Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes For most families, “‘adolescence is second only to infancy’ in terms of the upheaval it generates” within a household. Add managing type 1 diabetes into the mix, and things can get complicated. For parents, it can be daunting to balance giving teens…

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Diabetes Should Change your mental diet

By Loretta Broome, MHA, CPhT Diabetes Should Change your mental diet As a Pharmacy Technician since 1999, I have many encounters with patients that are fighting the “Diabetes Battle”.  Some patients were Type 1 Diabetics (autoimmune disorder) and some patients were Type 2 Diabetics (diet induced).  Through my experience and continuing education through my Pharmacy…

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Breast feeding may reduce Diabetes risk

Study Shows Breastfeeding for 1 Month May Help Prevent Diabetes By Kathleen Doheny | WebMD Health News | Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Aug. 27, 2010 — Breast feeding may reduce Diabetes risk later in life, according to a new study. The breastfeeding and diabetes link has been reported in other studies, according to researcher…

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