Health News Brief: Insulin Pumps Appear More Effective Than Injection For Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes, Keep Telling Yourself, ‘This Workout Feels Good’, Family Caregiving Can Be Life-Affirming American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

January 7. 2014   

Could Flu Shots Help Prevent Heart Attacks?
Evidence isn't conclusive, but experts say it makes sense for people with heart disease to get vaccine.
Source: HealthDay News Read More

Insulin Pumps Appear More Effective Than Injection For Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes
Devices called insulin pumps may work better at controlling blood sugar in children with type 1 diabetes than insulin injections, they might also cause fewer complications.
Source: Diabetologia Read More

Children With Egg Allergies Can Safely Receive Flu Shots
While the current advisory recommendation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Convention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is to observe children allergic to eggs for 30 minutes after a flu shot, the study found that special precautions were not warranted.
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Read More

Keep Telling Yourself, ‘This Workout Feels Good’
Tell yourself during exercise that you’re not as tired as you think you are and you could make that statement true
Source: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise Read More

Family Caregiving Can Be Life-Affirming
While taking care of our loved ones can be a very stressful time for us, it can also be rewarding in many ways. Caregivers must always remember to take care of themselves as well….take a break and relax whenever you can to rejuvenate.
Source: NPR Read More



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