As marijuana, became more legal and socially acceptable, it has garnered a lot of attention regarding its impacts on our health. Hemp plant is a cousin of marijuana, with less THC, the psychoactive chemical naturally occurring in pot, but higher concentration of cannabidiol (CBD).
As a person with diabetes, you’ve probably wondered if you can eat ham since ham is low in carbs which is the primary nutrient that affects blood sugar levels. Ham is rich in proteins, and unlike carbohydrates, protein doesn’t affect blood sugar levels.
Coffee has been one of our favourite non-alcoholic beverages for generations. People love this bitter, yet strangely pleasantly beverage so much that the average global consumption up until 2020 reached more than 400 billion cups annually.
As we all continue adjusting to the new normal the pandemic brought along, some of us may have greater challenges to face head-on: cancer and diabetes. While no one would ever ask for these challenges, we still have to live through them day by day. So long as we have the proper guidance, resources, and […]
Body piercings sounds like a lot of fun, but what if you have diabetes? What will happen if you get pierced? Are there any precautions you should take before going for body piercing? What are the after effects of piercing? In this article, we addressed all of your concerns. Let’s delve further and find out […]
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that can often coexist with psychiatric disorders, among which the most common are anxiety and depression which aggravate metabolic disorders. Unfortunately, mental problems in this group of patients are too rarely diagnosed, therefore it is important to popularize the knowledge on this subject among both doctors and patients.
We are only 18 months into my daughter, Maggie’s Type 1 diabetes Diagnosis. At this point in my son Clifford’s diagnosis, I remember being angry and confused. I really did not understand the full picture of what had come into our lives. This time around however, I’m in a much better place. I am no […]
Moms are the ones to kiss away the booboos when their little ones get hurt. A scrape on the knee, a tummy ache, or a bump on the head can be cured by one simple, yet so powerful kiss from mom, or dad. Unfortunately, that powerful kiss has found its kryptonite when it comes to […]
This picture might seem a little shocking or perhaps a bit exaggerated to those that don’t understand the reality of diabetes. This is how the majority of us “D Parents” imagine diabetes trying to sneak up on our kids, especially at night time. Night time is always the scariest time that one can imagine. It […]