How are Pesticides Harmful

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Most of us are aware that there is heavy pesticide use in commercially grown food but do we understand how are pesticides harmful? So just how are pesticides harmful? What health problems can arise? What can we do to protect ourselves and our loved ones? Last year when our grandson was diagnosed with type 1 … Read more

Diabetes and Marijuana

Diabetes and Marijuana - plant

Diabetes and Marijuana is a very controversial topic mainly because of the varied legalities depending on your place of residence. While some studies have been done their results are not yet conclusive as to the long-term safety of marijuana and diabetes. Here in Canada, marijuana has recently been used successfully in the treatment of various … Read more

What Does Pre-diabetes Mean

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What does Pre-diabetes mean, I’ve heard of it but don’t understand what it is. According to the Webster dictionary, pre-diabetes is a condition in which the blood glucose levels are elevated but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. People who are diagnosed with pre-diabetes have an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes as … Read more

Mediterranean Diet and Diabetics

Mediterranean Diet and Diabetics - healthy meal

I’m always looking for healthy ways of eating and that got me thinking about the Mediterranean Diet and Diabetics. We love having sleepovers with our Type 1 diabetic grandson which means healthy eating is a topic I study enthusiastically. When it comes to Alex I need to research everything diabetes-related and that includes different diets … Read more