It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board
Pregnancy
Old

Women's Health: Managing Gestational Diabetes

Posted 05-27-2014 at 04:44 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 05-28-2014 at 07:42 AM by ChristaIB

Name:  bran-muffins1.jpg
Views: 322
Size:  57.0 KB
Are you overweight? Are you African-American, Hispanic, Asian or Native American? Do you have a poor or impaired tolerance to glucose? If you are pregnant and have answered yes to any of these questions, you could be at risk for gestational diabetes. It is vital that this condition be diagnosed and treated as early as possible in pregnancy to reduce your chances--and your baby's chances--of complications.

What Is Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational...
ChristaIB's Avatar
IB Editorial Staff
Views 243 Comments 0 ChristaIB is offline
Old

Are Your Child's Toys Safe?

Posted 12-16-2013 at 05:39 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 01-15-2014 at 02:54 PM by ChristaIB

Name:  boy-biting-toy1.jpg
Views: 495
Size:  37.0 KB
There was a time when we didn't think too much about the safety of toys. As recently as the early '80s you could find toys with sharp edges, toxic paint, small pieces that were choking hazards, and pointy bits (lawn darts anyone?).

But in more recent years, we discovered that the materials and designs for children's toys could pose a health hazard, and toys became safer, softer, and better regulated.

Unfortunately, with expansion trade and the availability...
ChristaIB's Avatar
IB Editorial Staff
Views 759 Comments 0 ChristaIB is offline
Old

janna 15month old with spastic quadriplegia

Posted 10-14-2010 at 11:09 AM by shannon48183

So we went to see Janna's physical medicine doctor and boy were they surprised! They said they have never saw a patient that looked as good as her as far as her facial expressions and personality. Then they had to give me the statistics which I hate to hear letting us know she may never walk or crawl. I know in my heart she will do all of these things in time with continuous pt and ot and our help. I am praying for all who are going through this and I am thinking of petitioning the government to...
Newbie
Views 411 Comments 0 shannon48183 is offline
Old

3 months of fun

Posted 07-26-2010 at 07:04 AM by srivera (Unamusing Ramblings)

So it has been almost 3 months since I last posted on here. Bet you though I forgot about you all, huh?

I left off at the end of April, with a shoulder injury and an inbound child.

In May my family and I went on vacation. Nine days, 2,000 miles from home, with my mom, my brother, my pregnant wife, and our almost 3 year old. Sounds relaxing right? It was kind of a hectic vacation, however that did not stop when we got home.

After landing, we went...
Veteran
Views 623 Comments 0 srivera is offline

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:03 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.com™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!