What Is Childhood Diabetes?

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I know, I know. Yes, this is another article about type 1 diabetes. That is because this is such an important topic and there are still so many people who don’t understand what is childhood diabetes as it used to be called. I very clearly remember the day our grandson, Alex, was diagnosed with type … Read more

What Is The Difference Between A Vegan And Vegetarian Diet?


This is the second article in response to a reader’s question about a diabetic’s diet, you can check out the first article entitles “What is a no-carb diet plan?” at your leisure. Today we will learn what is the difference between a vegan and vegetarian diet and whether this would be a safe alternative for … Read more

How Can Stress Affect Your Health?


How can stress affect your health? We know that some stress can be beneficial. It can be exciting, motivating, keep us alert and able to avoid danger. At what point can stress become a danger? How do we know when we are facing too much stress? Are there different types of stress? Does stress affect … Read more

What Is Type 1 Diabetes treatment?

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In this article, we will learn what is type 1 diabetes treatment. Why? Because until our grandson was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I wasn’t aware that there were different types of diabetes let alone the fact that there are different treatments for each. I figured that if I wasn’t aware of this, in spite … Read more

Diabetes and Spring

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Diabetes and spring, two words that don’t seem to go together. I believe that with spring just a few weeks away it is the perfect time to re-evaluate your diabetes management plan. We will soon be approaching the two-year mark since our grandson was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and we have noticed that Alex’s … Read more

How Does Mental Health Affect Your Physical Health?

So, how does mental health affect your physical health? I mean most of us think of physical health and mental health as very separate entities but the fact is they each affect the other much more than we realize. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social … Read more

Type 1 Diabetes And Heart Disease

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February was Heart awareness month in the United States and having a diabetic grandson made it necessary to understand the connection between type 1 diabetes and heart disease. Diabetes Canada says that having diabetes increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. In fact, diabetics may develop heart disease 15 years earlier than nondiabetics. Data from … Read more