Exercise is one of the most important factors of good health. For children who have diabetes, physical activity is especially important because it can help control blood glucose levels and is beneficial for the heart, muscles, weight and more. Find a fun activity Exercise doesn’t have to mean sweating in a gym or playing sports. […]
Teens with diabetes want part-time jobs as must as kids without diabetes. How does diabetes affect their chances of getting a job and what accommodations should an employer make? The good news is there are very few jobs your teen cannot do – thanks to medical advancements and job protection laws. Be open with employers. […]
As an individual, what can you do to help stop diabetes? You can do a lot simply by instilling good eating habits in your own home. Get an abundance of nutritional help by joining the Eat Well, America!sm campaign championed by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Can games make learning more fun? Bingo! They sure can. Here’s a game to reinforce proper diabetes nutrition. Called “Nutrition Bingo,” it can be played by the whole family.
At times, separation anxiety can be felt more acutely by parents than children. This may especially be the case if your young child has diabetes and is in day care. You may wonder if she’s receiving appropriate care and what might happen if she has a diabetes emergency.
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People who have diabetes are at higher risk of developing eye complications. Fortunately, you can help prevent problems.