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Brand New Games!

Brand new games added! Hover over the kids corner & check out the new games! Word Search, Coloring Books & a Jigsaw Puzzle!

Spring Gems for Allergy Season!!

As the winter blast continues to become a distant memory, Spring is finally in the air. As the flowers blossom and the tree’s bloom, spring time becomes one of the best seasons to enjoy some of those outdoor activities. But with all the beauty of spring, it can still be a difficult season for allergy sufferers. Itchy eyes, a runny nose, and sneezing, can
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Happy National Nutrition Month!!

Spring is here!! and we are excited that the winter blast is just about over (I hope!!). This month is National Nutrition Month; this is the month when healthy food choices and portion control, are being highlighted. It can sometimes be a challenge to eat healthy, but taking it one choice at a time can  make it a little easier. Below are a couple
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Winter Pearls!!!( For Diabetes Management and Colds!)

Although we are at the beginning of March, we are still in the middle of cold and flu season! Coughs, runny noses, fevers are all signs and symptoms of a cold, that can make managing your diabetes more difficult. As a type 1 diabetic having a cold can be stressful, and can develop into a more serious illness. Here are a few pearls that
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Winter Pearls!!!(Managing Diabetes During the Winter)

We have started the New Year! and I hope you are off to a good start so far! It’s already February, and it’s that time of the year where it can be blistering cold and snowy. During the winter season, diabetes management can be a bit of a challenge. Insulin protection, exercise, eating right, or just the impact of stress, are just a few
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Kids Corner Quiz: Healthy Food Choices

In the It’s Okay To Be Different Book, Lance shares how he stays strong and healthy by choosing the right foods. Even though he has diabetes, Lance still has lots of tasty choices. Take this quiz to see how well you remember what foods and drinks are discussed in the story. (There are a total of 6 questions that appear 2 at a time.
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Kids Corner: “Different” Word Search Puzzle

Find The Different Animals Here is a puzzle about different types of animals. Print the puzzle and see if you can find the animals on the list. Click the image below to open the puzzle so you can print it out and complete it. Remember to ask your parents if you need help. Have fun!

Kids Corner: Share Your Story With Nurse Risa

Share your story with Nurse Risa! We love to help other people who are living with diabetes. Your story could just make their day! Just write your story in the “Leave A Reply” section below and click “Post Comment” button when you are done. Thank you for sharing your story!


Hi!!! Welcome to the website! I am so excited that you have you visited. My name is Risa and I am a first time children’s author of the book “It’s OK To Be Different.” Just a little bit of history about why these books are so special. These books are written for children with Type 1 Diabetes, and are designed to be used as
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