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Jenell Wilson

I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when I was four years old. While under the supervised-care on my mom, I was a perfect diabetic. But when I hit my teenage years, things went downhill, fast. My A1C jumped to a 14%. I hardly tested my blood sugar and I did maybe one shot of [...]

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Living with Diabetes

Being told you have diabetes can be really overwhelming! There can be a lot to learn but it can help to realize you have a great deal of control over your health and your future by decisions you make each day. It is possible to live a full and healthy life with diabetes. Here are [...]

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Third-hand smoke: A Lesser Known Danger For Family Caregivers

Most of us can recognize the pungent smell of cigarette smoke, especially if you’re not a smoker. So you brace yourself, as you prepare to take care of a loved one who frequently smokes or recently stopped. The carpet, the furniture—every inch of the house emits smoky fumes. Even if the person’s last cigarette was [...]

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Hand washing: A simple way to prevent infection

What was the one thing that you hated doing most when you were little? Perhaps you hated eating your vegetables, or maybe you despised brushing your teeth? Was cleaning your room on your “No Fun” List, or how about washing your hands? Washing your hands may seem trivial, but it’s incredibly important to maintain good [...]

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Fall Activities for the Family

Autumn flies by in a flash, especially with all of the great holidays coming up. It’s important to take advantage of the crisp weather and beautiful foliage with this list of fun activities to do in this fall. Take an autumn nature walk Heading out into nature is a great way to soak up this [...]

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