Health Information Online: Finding Quality in Quantity


The Internet truly provides a wealth of health information. Never before has it been so easy to learn so much – without ever leaving your house! However, this isn’t always a good thing. The same qualities that make seeking health information on the web so easy can also create dangers. After all, anyone can put […]

Can Kids Get Type II Diabetes


We generally think of type II diabetes as an adult disease. In fact, it is often referred to as “Adult-onset diabetes”. Unfortunately, type II may be on the rise among adolescents and children, with cases being reported in children as young as 4. Research is still somewhat inconclusive, but studies indicate 8-45% of kids newly […]

Living With Diabetes


Diabetes is the world’s fastest growing chronic disease. It is controlled by taking medicine and through lifestyle changes and it never goes away. Speaking from personal experience, I can attest to the immense amount of help it is to understand this condition thoroughly, the medication and the lifestyle adjustments required and the reasoning behind this. […]

Physical Health Brings Health to Diabetics


Diabetics do not have to avoid exercise, on the contrary, it brings good health and feelings of well-being in addition to managing the disease. Many diabetics can testify that living with the disease is not about hospitals or insulin; nor is it a death sentence. Diabetes is more of a lifestyle, exercise and nutrition wake-up […]

Going Abroad and Diabetes: Travel Advice for Insulin Dependent Diabetics


People with diabetes, like any other person like to go on holiday or need to visit other countries for business or educational purposes. However, it’s not just as simple as booking a ticket and packing a case. Making preparations that will ensure blood sugar maintenance and avoid ill health are important factors to consider. Making […]

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