Yearly Archives: 2014

Reduce back-to-school worry for parents of students with diabetes

Planning, communication and cooperation help reduce back-to-school worry for parents of students with diabetes (BPT) – Children begin each school year excited about making new friends, and learning new things. But children living with diabetes and their families may also feel uncertain or uneasy about how their diabetes will be managed throughout the school day….

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6 tips for a safe and enjoyable summer

6 tips for a safe and enjoyable summer (BPT) – Summer is all about spending time outdoors – either at home or away. Whether you’re hitting the road or taking a trip to the local park, it’s time for fun in the sun. And when you’re preparing for fun outside, remember that there are safety…

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Why people with COPD may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk

Struggling for breath: Why people with COPD may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk (BPT) – Imagine experiencing shortness of breath, wheezing, and a cough so severe it requires you to visit the emergency room. This is a frightening potential reality for an estimated 24 million Americans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive…

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