With just 438 registered dietitians currently serving the New Zealand population and 34 students trained each year, expertise and resources are stretched to tackle the growing rate of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and the fact that we are living longer.
[Source: Yahoo! News Search Results for Diabetes for young people]
Why this Blog?
Shortly after my 12 year old nephew was diagnosed with Diabetes 1, I started this blog for he and his mother. There is so much to learn and so much to know and so many unanswered questions. My hope is that it provides a place for knowledge and healing. To your health nephew!