What does a pet fish and a teenager with Type 1 diabetes share?

A new study found blood sugar levels decreased in teenagers with Type 1 diabetes

when given the responsibility of pet ownership – one fish, one bowl, one quarter cup of water a week

and TLC.

footed--glass-fish-bowl

The astonishing study used teenagers, yes, teenagers, the most difficult population to treat.

Pediatricians, parents and pet shop owners and adolescents – read this and improve health!

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-06-pet-adolescents-diabetes-pediatricians.html

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. patpaints43
    Jul 07, 2015 @ 16:25:10

    Amazing news! Hope all parents of diabetic kids have the opportunity to read this & learn from it!

    Reply

  2. Victoria Kaloss
    Jul 07, 2015 @ 17:34:13

    Me too, Pat! I knew pet ownership provided health benefits for stress, blood pressure, and depression etc., but I never imagined fish for diabetes blood sugar management in adolescents. Amazing study!

    Reply

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