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5 Moms Share How They Stay Active Even with Busy Schedules

08/27/2015 | Family Care

This year, Indiana University Health conducted the 2015 Indy Moms Survey. We asked 280 Indianapolis area moms about their health and the health of their families. Our goal was to learn what’s important to Indy moms in order to provide the best health advice to improve your family’s daily lives. Many moms said that time is one of their biggest challenges in living a healthy lifestyle. In fact, 84% of moms surveyed said that time constraints make it harder for their family to be healthier.…

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Screen Time: 5 Steps to Set a Good Example for Your Kids

08/27/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Many parents worry that their children spend too much time in front of screens- computer screens, TV screens, smartphone screens, etc. Meanwhile, these same parents reach for their smartphone as soon as they wake up, spend all day in front of a computer at work, and watch an hour of TV before going to bed. In families, good screen habits begin at the top. If you want your kids to learn to limit screen time, you need to learn to limit your own. Here are 5 steps you can take to limit screen time and…

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How to Help a Teen With Juvenile Arthritis

08/27/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Arthritis is not just a disease that affects senior citizens. Thousands of children in the United States are affected by juvenile arthritis that causes pain in their joints. Children with juvenile arthritis may have pain or swelling in their joints. This can make it harder for kids to run, jump, play, and generally be kids. If you have a teen with juvenile arthritis, here are some things you can do to help. Talk to their doctor. The most important thing you can do to help a child with juvenile arthritis…

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How Do Indy Moms Get Health Information?

08/26/2015 | Everyday Wellness

As part of the 2015 Indy Moms Survey, we asked moms where they got their information on health. Here is how they answered.   To stay healthy, schedule an appointment with one of the highly skilled physicians of IU Health. Call 1.888.IUHEALTH to schedule a Same-Day primary care appointment.

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The teenage years are when parents gradually hand over the reigns of responsibility to their children and allow them to enjoy more freedom.

Dr. Nebesio Offers Suggestions to Teens With Diabetes

08/26/2015 | Diabetes & Endocrinology

The teenage years are when parents gradually hand over the reigns of responsibility to their children and allow them to enjoy more freedom. It’s a big transition for most parents, but especially for parents of children with Type 1 diabetes. Up until this point, the parents have closely supervised his or her care: sticking to a schedule of routine blood sugar checks, counting carbohydrates at mealtimes and using all of that information to calculate the appropriate dose of insulin. This can be…

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