Children with Diabetes

Children who don’t get enough sleep may be more likely to develop diabetes than kids who typically get enough shuteye, a UK study suggests and reports  by Lisa Rapaport of Reuters Health

That’s because each additional hour of sleep children get at night is associated with a lower body weight, more lean muscle mass and less accumulation of sugars in the blood, researchers report in Pediatrics. Obesity and elevated blood sugar are risk factors for type 2 diabetes, which happens when the body can’t properly use or make enough of the hormone insulin to convert blood sugar into energy.


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Candy may be a big part of Halloween, but that doesn’t mean children with diabetes can’t partake in the holiday.

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Ghosts, ghouls and goblins aren’t the scariest part of Halloween if your child has diabetes. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends more than $20 on Halloween candy, with total national

Summer can be a fun time, but if you have diabetes, there are some potential dangers with the warmer weather. Use these tips to help you stay safe.

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If you have diabetes, it’s important to ensure you’re  staying safe during the warmer part of the year.  Use these tips to help you enjoy the summer

This is a great idea and Liz is a great mom. Here’s her story!

My name is Liz Sacco and I am a mother of four lovable and energetic boys. In March of 2011 my oldest son David was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Prior to his diagnosis, I had not had anyone close

Transitioning your child to an insulin pump can be an overwhelming experience, but very beneficial in the long run given the flexibility a pump offers

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Transitioning your child to an insulin pump can be overwhelming, but the long-term benefits are tremendous and there are many resources available to help both you and your child navigate

If your child is diagnosed with diabetes, learn how to manage the diagnosis with tips and resources that will help your child continue to live a normal, happy and healthy life.

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 Having a child diagnosed with diabetes can be very overwhelming, scary, intimidating and challenging. However, you are not alone. According to the Juvenile

 

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At Focus Express Mail Pharmacy, we are just like your neighborhood pharmacy, only more convenient. We carry a large inventory of prescription medications, blood glucose testing supplies, and  insulin pump supplies. And we’re just one toll-free phone call away. Focus Express Mail Pharmacy even offers a generous new patient and referral program.

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Transitioning to an insulin pump  from injection therapy is a significant change, but can provide many benefits and improve your overall health.

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Moving from insulin injections to a pump is a big transition, but a smart decision given the many benefits a pump provides. Even though injections are less expensive and require less education, there

Transitioning from insulin injections to an insulin pump can help you better maintain your child’s diabetes while adding significant convenience and spontaneity to your daily schedule.

 

Every parent knows that maintaining a regular schedule for their child is challenging.  Add diabetes management to the mix and the difficulty can arise exponentially. Transitioning from injections