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  1. Packing a School Lunch When Your Child Lives with Diabetes

    Packing a School Lunch When Your Child Lives with Diabetes   The details of packing a lunch for your child may not always be something you give much thought about,…

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  2. Survival Guide: Having a Diabetic Child

    Survival Guide: Having a Diabetic Child   What is Diabetes?   There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2, which occur in both adults and children.  …

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  3. 7 Helpful Tips When Caring for a Parent

    7 Helpful Tips When Caring for a Parent   Caring for a parent is no doubt a difficult task. It requires focus, determination, and hard work.   The responsibility of…

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  4. Top 5 Diabetic-Friendly Smoothies for this Summer!

    Smoothie Recipes for Diabetics   We all crave something sweet to eat from time to time. Whether it’s ordering dessert at a restaurant after a meal, or reaching in the…

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  5. Diabetes: Choosing the Right Meter and Strips

      If you or a loved one is living with Diabetes, which is the body’s inability to control blood sugar or glucose, it is extremely important that you have the…

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  6. Aching Body: 5 Simple Yoga Moves to Stop Aching

      Did you know that our body has 3 different types of muscles? They are called Skeletal (attached to bones and across the joints), Visceral (found inside stomach, intestines, blood…

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  7. Diabetes: What is Type 1 and Type 2?

      One of the most important things you can do is take care of your health and your body. If you or someone you know has diabetes, it is also…

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  8. Caring for a Newborn: What to Expect

      Nothing is more important and unforgettable than those first few days and weeks spent at home with your newborn child.   In between the guest’s visits and photos being…

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  9. Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Prevention and Post-Surgery Care

      Ah, springtime is finally here, and summer is just around the corner! As you may know, it is more important now than ever to protect your skin from the…

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  10. Postpartum Depression: Overcoming it in 10 Steps

      What exactly is Postpartum Depression? Postpartum Depression is a mood disorder that affects 10-20 percent of women after childbirth, that means 1 out of 7 women experience varying levels…

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  11. Dysphagia Nutrition: Preventing Dehydration When Using Thickeners

    For patients who suffer from dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, food and liquid thickeners can increase safety and intake. Dysphagia has many causes, including Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injuries. However, it…

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  12. Good Nutrition Leads to Good Health

    Proper nutrition along with physical activity is the key to overall health and well-being. While the focus of nutrition is often times about weight, the benefits of good nutrition are…

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  13. Four Products for the Best Diabetes Care

    Whether you have been living with diabetes for years or have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, it’s important to know where you can go to get quality diabetic products and…

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  14. 10 Easy and Unique Snack Foods to Bring into Spring!

    Being healthy and energized means following a regular mealtime routine, but sometimes you need a pick me up to get you through your day. Here are 10 simple and creative…

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  15. Shopping for Rollators? Look for These Helpful Features!

    Though limited mobility is not a condition that plagues aging members of our society exclusively, a person who is suffering from the effects of arthritis, weakness, osteoarthritis, a spinal cord…

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  16. The Different Stages of Foot Ulcers

    Prompt wound care is essential in halting the progression of skin breakdown. Foot ulcers are also known as pressure ulcers or stasis ulcers, and are common for people living with Diabetes. When…

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  17. Quick Low Calorie Recipes for Everyone to Enjoy!

    Living with Diabetes and knowing recipes is a big part of staying ahead of your food choices when trying to change your lifestyle into one of low sugar, exercise, losing weight and feeling…

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  18. How Diet Affects Diabetes Type 2 and What Foods to Avoid

    For people living with type 2 diabetes, your insulin level is very sensitive to food choices. You may have been told to avoid eating too many starches, processed foods, or…

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