Your Rights, One Voice: Mason’s Story

As a parent, you want the best for your child, from health care to home life to education. Raising a child with type 1 diabetes can make the stakes higher—even when everything is going well. But how do you react when a necessary part of your child’s life keeps him from success? That’s the situation […]

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Digital Monitoring: Fitbit Versa

The Fitbit company has recently released a new digital monitoring tracker for users: the Fitbit Versa. It’s the newest member of its fitness trackers, going a step further to be a competitive smart watch. With its plethora of features and affordable price, the Fitbit Versa could be your next smart watch.  

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Training for the Climb with Asthma

Don’t let asthma stop you… Learn how Dr. Renee trained for the American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Climb this March. I have recently made a decision to participate in the Fight For Air Climb in Chicago on March 11, 2018. I know you are probably saying, “Why would someone volunteer to climb 180 flights […]

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Digital Monitoring: Whoop

The Whoop Strap is a new take on fitness trackers. Most fitness trackers cover the same sort of metrics- measuring heart rate, counting steps, and calculating how many stairs you’ve climbed. These can be really helpful, particularly if you’re just starting your fitness and recreation journey. What if you’re looking for a wearable tracker that […]

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This Is My Truth. This Is Diabetes.

When you ask Jessica where “home” is, she pictures the Indian reservation in upstate New York where her parents are from. Jessica’s family is part of the Haudenosaunee—the people of the longhouses—where entire family units live together in one house with grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, parents and siblings. Close family ties define her community. At […]

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CONTROLLING ASTHMA: 5 TIPS FOR EVERY ASTHMATIC

Don’t let asthma knock the wind out of you. Asthma is a lung disorder that is characterized by sudden fits of wheezing, coughing, or shortness of breath. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of people who have asthma is continually growing. Approximately sixty-five percent of adults currently have persistent […]

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