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Debunking Diabetes Myths

If your child has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be wondering what it will be like to manage the condition. Managing and monitoring diabetes is an important and ongoing process that is in the best interest of your child. Do not allow the diabetes to control you and your child – rather, control the diabetes adequately so your child can do everything they want to do. It is very important to always consult your pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist about your child’s health. Management of diabetes in kids needs to be done in collaboration with your multidisciplinary pediatric diabetes care... Keep reading »
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Can Kids Get Kidney Stones?

“I had no idea that kids could get kidney stones.” This is something I hear frequently from parents whose children... Read full post »
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Helping Children (and Parents) Prepare for an MRI

As Child Life Specialists, our job is to help educate children about upcoming procedures or diagnoses, and help them cope.... Read full post »
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Choosing Toys for Children with Special Needs

Every holiday season is full of giving, and while that means children of all ages typically get a special gift,... Read full post »
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How to Prevent Holiday Hazards

The holidays are coming! What a great time of year: the many family get-togethers and parties, the decorations, the season’s... Read full post »
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Concussions: What Parents Need to Know

Over the last few years, concussion has become the most common diagnosis seen in our sports medicine clinics. Because these... Read full post »
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Sexual Behaviors in Young Children

“My child touches himself every chance he gets! At daycare, the mall, church — anywhere!” There is no single parental... Read full post »
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Buying Safe Toys for the Holidays

It’s the time of year when children start making lists of the toys they dream of – the ones they... Read full post »
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Food Allergies: How to Safely Navigate Outings

Holiday celebrations with friends and family almost always center around food. While these visits are simply good times to many,... Read full post »