For children in the hospital, support and kind words from others often makes it easier to get through their visit and back to playing with friends. Sometimes, simply hearing words of encouragement can make them smile.
This month, we invite you to #TweetTheLove to show our youngest patients how much their community cares for them. Throughout February, we’ll introduce you to some of our patients, like Millie, an inspiring 13-year old battling cystic fibrosis. Millie has been hospitalized several times over the years, but has an uplifting attitude and infectious personality.
Send @RenownScribbles your tweets with the hashtag #TweetTheLove and we’ll share your note with Millie and her …
It’s been a long time coming – but the snow is finally here! And with it, winter driving hazards, especially over the mountains. Now is a good time to remind ourselves about driving safe in winter conditions.
Before driving, motorists can dial 511 (1-877-NV-ROADS outside of Nevada) or log onto www.nvroads for Nevada state road conditions.
Here are some safe driving tips from the Nevada Department of Transportation:
- Only travel in winter weather when necessary
- Share your travel itinerary so others know when to expect you
- Remove snow and ice from all vehicle windows, mirrors, lights, turn signals and license plates
- Buckle up
- Turn on headlights to see and be seen
- Turn off …
A Whole New Respect: Living With Type I Diabetes
Eighteen years ago, without my consent, I became part of a relationship that has consumed my life. Diagnosed with Type 1Diabetes at 12 years old brought on fear that no child or parent should ever have to know. In my relationship with T1D, I have learned respect. Diabetes is relentless and unforgiving. I spent many days disrespecting it out of fear – only to lose. A handful of hospitalizations, weeks of IV lines and medications, 17 eye procedures… and the list could go on.
Here is my realization – my fears will always exist. I must use …