The difference a rescue dog could make in the life of a little boy with diabetes

What four-year-old wouldn’t want a dog? Liam Thomas is hoping to get one. A dog he can run and play and cuddle up with. A dog he can trust. With his life. You see, Liam has type 1 diabetes. Challenges of type 1 diabetes When you have type 1 diabetes, it means your pancreas no […]

Is the 7-minute workout the best exercise?

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Guest post by John Turrell, Wellness Coordinator, Greater Portland Branch,YMCA of Southern Maine. Americans follow the news. We know we need more exercise. We know that Americans suffer from obesity, heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, joint degeneration, and broken bones from falling. We know that all these physical problems can largely be […]