What’s New In Diabetes Treatment?

What's New In Diabetes Treatment?

Things are always changing in this fast-paced world we live in so I like to keep informed on what’s new in diabetes treatment. It has been about a year and a half since our grandson was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. There has been so much to learn in that time, some things we learned from … Read more

Type 3 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s?

Type 3 Diabetes and Alzheimer's?

Recently, one of my readers emailed me about the possibility of a link between type 3 diabetes and Alzheimer’s. Quite frankly, I was unaware of type 3 diabetes let alone a link to Alzheimer’s. This subject fascinates me because, well, as some of you know, my mother had both type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. … Read more

Why Is It Important To Read To Children?

Why Is It Important To Read To Children?

Why is it important to read to children is something we don’t usually give much thought to? I know I didn’t. Sure we hear it all the time. Years ago as a first-time mom I was bombarded with advice from every direction. Family members, neighbours, people on the city bus, elderly women in the mall, … Read more

Juicing vs Smoothie

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Ever wonder who’s the winner in the popular juicing vs smoothie debate? I have certainly heard a lot of buzz lately about juicing yet my daughter-in-law swears by smoothies. While I haven’t wandered through the local mall since before this pandemic began I do recall seeing juice bars pop up recently. I have heard that both … Read more

What is Ketotic Hypoglycemia?

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What is Ketotic Hypoglycemia? Imagine waking to find your 2-year-old child shaking and sweating. She starts vomiting and refusing to eat. Sounds pretty scary and yet some parents are all too familiar with this scene. This scenario plays out frequently and the parents know they need to get sugar-rich drinks into their child immediately in … Read more

What is Somogyi Effect?

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As a diabetic or diabetic caregiver do you understand what is Somogyi Effect? I hadn’t heard of it either until recently. During the summer we had taken three of our grandchildren on our sailboat for a 3-day adventure. We had a lot of fun but it was complicated by the fact that our grandson (5-years-old … Read more