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Marjorie C Picard

Registered Nurse, retired
Scotch Plains, NJ

About Marjorie C Picard

Marjorie received a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for a New Jersey newspaper until marriage and children.  She was a stay-at-home mom until she was inspired to become a nurse.  She received her degree in her forties, the oldest in the class.  She then became a school nurse, a number of chronic illnesses, as well as acute conditions and various injuries.  She also wrote a newsletter for the parents, which included nutrition and weight control  advice.  Now retired, she has continued to write articles on children's health on several websites and her blog,

Recent blog posts from Marjorie C Picard

Is the Childhood Obesity Epidemic Starting to Shrink?

It sure does look that way.  No sharp decline, but hope is on the horizon.

California Supreme Court Decision: Parents v. School Nurses

In a victory for parents and children with diabetes, the California Supreme Court unanimously decided to allow nonmedical staff to administer insulin to children when the school nurse is not there.
More from Ms. Picard's blog "Overcoming Prediabetes"

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