Category Archives: Teenagers

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Late Bedtime Could Lead to Weight Gain for Teenagers

A new study indicates that late weeknight bedtimes could be a risk factor for teens becoming overweight. Researchers used data from about 3,000 American teens in the study. It was found that for every extra hour a teen stayed up …

Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself as a Newly Diagnosed Teen

The first thing I would have said to that frightened 18-year-old girl back in 1994 is, “It’s not your fault.” You didn’t do anything wrong. You weren’t out breaking mirrors, spitting on leprechauns, or walking under ladders. Your body simply …

Crystal Bowersox: Striving to Live Without Limitations

Nobody thought for even a second that Crystal Bowersox’s second-place finish on “American Idol 2010” meant that the 26-year-old was headed back to her native Elliston, Ohio, to resume a quiet life.

Instead, she moved 2,000 miles west to a …