Diabetes Health Supports “No Child Should Die Alone”Compassion Can’t Wait

Photo courtesy of compassioncantwait.org Director Jon Macht, Director of Photography David E. West c 2018 There is nothing worse in life than when your child is having a health crisis, and you are a single working parent torn between making a living to maintain health insurance and caring for your sick child. I have been in this position, feeling tormented concerned with the unbearable pain

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Child and Teen Deaths from Diabetes Plummet Over 41-Year Period

Gratifying news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The overall death rate from diabetes among children 19 years and younger plummeted 61 percent over the years 1968 through 2009. The CDC published the statistic in its November 1 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Among the findings it reported: There was a 78 percent reduction in deaths associated with diabetes among children under 10There

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