From Today's Featured Entry: Chronic (Disease & Illness)
Pertaining to a health-related condition, disease, state, disorder, or set
of signs or symptoms that lasts and/ or frequently reoccurs over a long
period of time. The U.S. National Center for Health Statistics defines a
chronic condition as one that has lasted for three months or more. In
some conditions, chronic is defined as six months or longer.
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From Today's Blog Entry: Diabetes: Eating on Vacation
The first thing you should realize is that having diabetes
doesn’t mean that you have to deprive yourself. While it is
true that you should seriously limit your consumption of foods
that are high in sugar, or have a high glycemic index, that
doesn’t mean that you have to completely avoid everything.
The key is in making healthy food choices so that you can
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