Winter is a great season for outdoor activities. Cold weather, ice, and snow can be fun but also dangerous for children. Here are some tips to enjoy winter activities safely.
Young children are exposed to many new germs and haven’t yet built up enough defenses against them. Most of these infections are mild and won’t last long. Children with asthma are at higher risk of complications from viruses. If your child has asthma, make sure he follows his treatment plan closely.
About 1 in 300 children have type 1 diabetes. Children spend up to 35 hours per week at school, so managing their diabetes while there is important for both short- and long-term health.