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. Our Diabetes@School video series makes it easy to learn about how to support students with type 1 diabetes in school.
Each year, 1 in every 5 Canadians gets the flu. The flu is much worse than a cold with symptoms like fever, cough, fatigue, sore muscles, and more. The flu vaccine can prevent these problems, but some people still choose not to get it. Why? Let’s look at 3 common myths.
Taking care of our mental health is just as important as having a healthy body. As a parent, you play an important role in your child’s mental health. You can promote good mental health by the things you say and do, and through the environment you create at home.