Covid destroyed my lungs; a double transplant saved my life – video

Cesar Franco is the first person in the UK to undergo a double lung transplant as a result of a Covid-19 infection. He spent five months in St Thomas’ hospital on the NHS’s highest level of live support, with an Ecmo machine effectively breathing for him. When doctors told him his only chance of survival … Read more

Diabetes Health Type 1 & 2: Top 3 Holiday Tips for Diabetics – Diabetes Health

 “It’s tough enough to make it through the holiday season without gaining weight. People with diabetes face a bigger challenge with the upcoming parties and family gatherings,” says Nadia Al-Samarrie. Planning for a festive holiday party goes a long way. Once you make these tips a habit, going to parties will not derail you from maintaining good … Read more

White House health officials: up-to-date vaccines key to move on from Covid

White House public health officials offered cautious optimism that Americans could begin to move on from coronavirus, but cautioned that keeping immunity vaccination up-to-date and combating scientific disinformation remained key for the country to successfully emerge from the three-year Covid-19 pandemic. “If you look at where we were a year ago at this time, when … Read more

As N.S. town grapples with youth mental health, parents search for solutions | Globalnews.ca

  Warning: This story contains content that may be disturbing to some readers. Discretion is advised.  The Mental Health & Addictions Provincial Crisis Line can be reached at 1-888-429-8167. More resources are listed below. Three years after her daughter lost her battle with her mental health struggles, Kelly Mitchell is still coming to terms with … Read more

Paleo Theory: Dietary Changes Over the Millenia and Effects on Human Health

Three Europe-based researchers have attempted to summarize what we know about dietary changes over the course of human and cultural evolution, and the effects on our health. Well worth a read if you have the time, intelligence, and interest in the paleo diet. A quote: Perhaps the most significant aspect of the present concerns the … Read more

From The Sugar Happy Kitchen: Low-Carb & Vegan Holiday Recipes – Diabetes Health

By Nadia Al-Samarrie In this special Low-Carb Holiday Recipe digital magazine, we bring you some easy-to-make traditional dishes (and some not so traditional) that you can prepare for warm and festive holiday meals. The recipes are excerpted from the “Sugar Happy Kitchen.” (Input The Sugar Happy Kitchen in your browser to reach our online site.) … Read more

Sometimes I Worry That I Am Just Not That Great at Diabetes Self Management – Diabetes Health

Diabetes Health  I watch all these friends with diabetes who own their diabetes. They appear to master it. They have gadgets and gizmos, and they know how to use them. The lines on their blood sugar graphs look amazingly steady. I’m unsure if they master it or are just posting a series of good days. … Read more