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About Deanna

I am a freelance writer and author of women's fiction novels. You can view my novels at my blog Deanna Lynn Sletten. I have been a regular contributor to the women's website, She Knows, as well as many other sites. I enjoy writing on health topics as well as finance, family issues and parenting. I am the mother of two grown children - my youngest is now in college! I'm excited about being a part of this exceptional team of contributors to A Mom Knows.

By Meral Akbulut @ Stock.Xchng 1121388Cholesterol Screening in Young Children

The next time you take your child in to the doctor’s for a physical, don’t be surprised if the doctor suggests your child have her cholesterol screened.  Recently, new guidelines created by the U.S. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute … Continue reading

Simple Tips for Eating Healthy this Holiday Season

The holidays are filled with family gatherings and holiday parties that can lead to overeating foods packed with cholesterol, fat and sugar.  For people who are watching their cholesterol, blood sugar or weight, this can be a difficult time. The … Continue reading