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Diabetes: Denial and Depression

By Laura Brooks on 10/27/2008

Debbie Hendrick, from DiabetesMine, brings up a good point about what she calles the 3 D’s: diabetes, denial and depression. Writing women with type 2 diabetes she’s come to know, Blogger Hendrick writes that she is “shocked how so many…strong, beautiful ladies talk about denial and depression. One women voiced, ironically, that “she had a hard time getting out of bed that morning to […] Read more »

Diabetes: Halloween Treats Are Tricky for Diabetic Kids

By Laura Brooks on 10/20/2008

Kids love Halloween, but for children with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, trick or treating pose a challenge. Tempting candy is hard to resist when all the other kids get to partake, so what can parents do to encourage healthy eating and good blood glucose management during the holiday? Place the emphasis on having fun in other ways. Celebrate […] Read more »

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