Being Fooled By Hype

Years ago, to gain exposure via television or radio would have resulted in an increased flow of revenue and jobs, while also giving you an opportunity to boast your achievement.  The bragging rights from such an event could lead to months worth of business and gave the contractor a platform in which he could prove […]

Mold Insurance

On many occasions, I field calls from customers who have mold growth in their home and are under the impression that their issue is covered under their insurance policy.  In certain instances this is true, but in most instances it isn’t.  Most policies have any where from Five to Ten Thousand Dollars worth of coverage, […]

Diabetes in Children – Part 4

Complications Type 1 diabetes can affect nearly every major organ in your child’s body, including the heart, blood vessels, nerves, eyes and kidneys. The good news is that keeping your child’s blood sugar level close to normal most of the time can dramatically reduce the risk of these complications. Long-term complications of type 1 diabetes […]

Diabetes in Children – Part 3

There aren’t many known risk factors for type 1 diabetes, though researchers continue to find new possibilities. Known Risk Factors These include: A family history. Anyone with a parent or siblings with type 1 diabetes has a slightly increased risk of developing the condition. Genetic susceptibility. The presence of certain genes indicates an increased risk […]

Diabetes in Children – Part 2

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and we’re continuing to discuss diabetes Type 1 in children. The exact cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown. Scientists do know that in most people with type 1 diabetes the body’s own immune system — which normally fights harmful bacteria and viruses — mistakenly destroys the insulin-producing (islet) cells […]

Diabetes in Children

Type 1 diabetes in children is a condition in which your child’s pancreas no longer produces the insulin your child needs to survive, and you’ll need to replace the missing insulin. Type 1 diabetes in children used to be known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes.  The diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children can […]