Diabetes doesn't have to get in the way of your child's good experience at school. These tips can help your child throughout the school year.
For children living with diabetes, overindulging on the delicacies of the holiday season could result in more than a stomach ache -- it could mean a trip to the emergency room.
As a person with diabetes, your daily routine involves schedules and planning. An emergency can seriously affect your health. It may be difficult to cope with a disaster when it occurs. You and your family should plan and prepare beforehand even if the event is loss of electricity for a few hours.
Insulin from various manufacturers is often made available to patients in an emergency and may be different from a patient's usual insulin.
Teens with diabetes and their families often face unique challenges. Bad feelings are normal every now and then. But in order to feel better, teens need to learn to take charge of their diabetes - and families can help.
A child's taste preferences begin at home and most often involve salt, sugar and fat. And, researchers say, young kids learn quickly what brands deliver the goods.
This may be the first generation of kids who do not outlive their parents because of health problems related to childhood obesity. But parents can take action now to help prevent the early onset of these diseases.
Children are just as likely to choose a small toy as candy when offered both on Halloween, according to a Yale study.