Early Weight Gain May Pose Diabetes Risk

A large Scandinavian study of 100,000 children found weight gains above normal during the first 12 months correlated with a higher risk for type 1 diabetes. The authors of the study suggest early rapid growth may place increased demand on the beta cells of the pancreas to release insulin, thus making them more vulnerable to…

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Benefits of Parental Monitoring-1 :: Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

 This is the first in a series of blogs about the benefits of parental monitoring. If you aren't sure that this topic is important, or if you assume that excellent parental supervision is a given, try walking through your local shopping mall during after-school hours and just observe how many unsupervised kids there are.Parental monitoring…

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