COVID-19 pandemic and mental health problems in children and adolescents

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has come to a standstill. Families around the world are experiencing several changes in their daily lives due to the pandemic. The educational institutions remain closed and parents learn to get used to the ‘new normal’. Pandemics affect both physical and mental health. With very little … Read more

Increase in type 2 diabetes in children

Type II diabetes is not juvenile diabetes and is uncommon in children. But this is slowly and gradually changing. Type II diabetes is adult onset diabetes, which unfortunately is beginning to affect the children of this generation. Several factors are responsible for this, but obesity is one of the most important factors. It is a … Read more

4 common diabetes-related fears and how to overcome them

Diabetes is a metabolic disease and its prevalence has reached epidemic proportions in recent decades. It affects the physical, mental and social well-being of the person. While there are numerous guidelines available online about the medical aspect of diabetes management, there isn’t much information about addressing the psychological needs of the patient. Research suggests that … Read more

Diabetes type 1 in children

Overview Type 1 diabetes can appear in children either as infants, toddlers, or sometimes manifests itself in the teen years. Type 1 diabetes is a situation where your child’s body can no longer naturally produce the necessary amount of insulin. Type 1 diabetes is also called juvenile diabetes. It is also called insulin-dependent diabetes because … Read more