If you are diabetic, daily maintenance consists of a seemingly endless care routine. There’s a lot to remember, and it’s easy to overlook things occasionally and slip up. If you’ve been out of your normal care routine, whether for days, weeks or longer, don’t panic before you see the doctor. Do what you can to get back into your regular routine of self care and health monitoring.
Kids love Trick or Treating, even those with food allergies and diabetes. That’s why the Teal Pumpkin Project, which promotes the giving of toys instead of candy at Halloween, encourages everyone to think of fun spooky ideas that aren’t candy this year. Here are 8 top suggestions for fun non-candy Halloween gifts that are sure to make every child smile, even those with diabetes!
It is not unusual for people with diabetes to fall pretty to burnout, particularly if they have been managing the condition for a long time. This is an affliction which stays with an individual for life, so after decades of control and regulation, the emotional aspects of management can get tough. It can get annoying and tiring having to balance blood sugars, take readings, and eat carefully every single day.
Have you ever noticed that dealing with diabetes gets much simpler if you are feeling happy? It is just an easier thing to do when your spirits are up. It is tempting to believe that negativity and negative feelings have nothing to do with the condition or that, if they do, they can pushed to the side whenever necessary – but of course, this is not the case.