The Curious Case of Colic

[♪ INTRO] Babies cry a lot. Which can be really irritating, but it’s normal. It’s the only way they can tell you they’re hungry. Or bored. Or tired. Or… you get the idea. But some babies do cry more than others. And when an otherwise healthy baby cries more than normal, they’re said to have…

Your gestational diabetes questions, answered

The Canadian guidelines recommend that all pregnant women be screened for gestational diabetes between 24 and 28 weeks gestation. However if a woman has additional risk factors for Type 2 diabetes such as a previous history of gestational diabetes, strong family history of Type 2 diabetes or overweight or obesity then it’s recommended that they…

The Most Poisonous Fruit For Dogs

Every responsible pet owner has to ask themselves some form of the question, “What are the different ways I could possibly poison my furry friend?” It’s disturbing to think about, but also crucial to avoid tragic accidents. If you have, for example, a dog that you want to keep alive, you’ve got to make sure…

Protecting Your Relationships: Dealing with Diabetes

Hello! Today’s blog is going to be on diabetes and relationships. Having a plan is very important. A lot of arguments happen because there is not a plan in place to prevent those arguments from happening. When I talk about a plan it’s basically a plan of action. Both parties know exactly what’s going to…

Transforming Diabetes Care

[Stella] Diabetes is really difficult for patients to manage because there are hundreds of things that a patient with diabetes could be doing at any given point in time, to manage their condition. Whether it’s checking their blood glucose levels, or eating right, or exercising, or taking the right meds at the right time, the…

Recovering from diabulimia | Diabetes UK

One of my friends, we have a group called Beyonce’s backup dancers, so you can see that is a big font. Yeah. So what’s it like to have your vision start to go? Probably the most terrifying thing has ever happened to me. I started seeing like little black dots floating around my vision especially…