November 18, 2016

Understanding Diabetes

When we eat food it gets broken down in our bodies into fats, proteins, and sugars. Our bodies then use these nutrients to either build tissues or create energy. Sugars are used to supply our bodies with energy. Our muscles use a large amount of that sugar as fuel for our movements...

Newborn Skin Care

Newborns come packaged in a thick protective skin lubricant called vernix caseosa. This thick “cheese sauce” protects and hydrates the skin and also has antibacterial properties. Vernix is not so appealing looking or feeling, especially covered in birth secretions, so it is quickly wiped away after birth and then washed away with the first antiseptic...
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