Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts
Thanks to your generous donations, the dLife Foundation has sent nearly $4,000 to Insulin for Life to help fund their diabetes care relief efforts in quake stricken Haiti. These photos show some of the Haitians with diabetes that IFL is helping right now.
Slow-Cooked Turkey Thighs in Barbecue Sauce Fiber-filled Black Bean Salsa Spinach-Pasta Salad with Shrimp Pepper, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Omelet Ham Stuffed with Figs Wild Mushroom Gravy CranApple Quick Bread Cod with Peppercorns and Leeks Low-fat Creamed Garlic Dressing Cucumber, Zucchini, and Clam Linguine
Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...