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Thyroid Disease – Common Signs Of Signs of Thyroid Problems

June 15th, 2022|Thyroid Disease|

The thyroid is a gland in the front area of the neck. Its primary role is to produce hormones that help regulate different body functions in the body. Thyroid disease occurs when the gland produces either too little or too many hormones. The medical community categorizes several thyroid disease types, like hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroid,

Diabetes And Heat – How To Handle Diabetes In The Summer

June 8th, 2022|Diabetes|

While most of us eagerly await those warm summers, people with diabetes might not be so over the moon about the heat. As extremely high temperatures can mess with blood sugar levels, diabetes heat intolerance can lead to several problems during the summer months that need to be monitored and assessed.  Diabetes and heat may

Pink Eye in Toddlers (Conjunctivitis)

May 15th, 2022|Child Care|

Pink eye is an eye infection common in young children, although teenagers and adults can also get it. Known medically as conjunctivitis, pink eye is an inflammation of the white portions of one or both eyes and inner eyelids or the conjunctiva. When first seeing it in their children, many parents may wonder, "how long

Croup in Children: Causes, Prevention and Treatments

May 8th, 2022|Child Care|

Croup is the common name for a medical condition known as laryngotracheobronchitis. Common in babies and young children, croup involves infection and the resulting inflammation of the windpipe, vocal cords and bronchial tubes, or trachea, larynx, and bronchi, obstructing breathing and causing what’s characteristically known as a "barking cough." Causes of Croup Croup is typically

Helping Children Maintain a Healthy Weight

January 15th, 2022|Child Care|

Childhood obesity has continued to rise over the past several years in the United States. Obesity early in life can lead to both short-term and long-term negative health effects. Because of this, it’s important to seek treatment for obesity in kids early to prevent serious health risks from becoming a problem for your child. As

What Is Noonan Syndrome?

December 19th, 2021|Genetic Conditions|

Noonan Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that may be life-threatening but is highly treatable with regular medical care from a genetic disorder doctor and a team of specialists. What is Noonan Syndrome? Noonan Syndrome is a disorder caused by a genetic mutation. It may be inherited; children with a parent who has the condition

Flu Shot: Your Best Bet for Avoiding Influenza

December 12th, 2021|The Flu|

It’s winter, and flu season is in full swing, which means it’s time to talk about the benefits of the flu shot. Vaccines are the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from getting sick with the flu, which can have serious complications. December 5th marks the beginning of national influenza vaccination week.

Klinefelter Syndrome (XXY Syndrome)

November 19th, 2021|Genetic Conditions|

As a parent, you want the best for your child. When you hear that they might be diagnosed with a pediatric genetic disorder that impacts the course of their life, it can be stressful and emotional. Getting the facts right is critical to ensure that you can make informed decisions. What should parents understand about

Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes

November 10th, 2021|Diabetes|

Can type 1 diabetes be prevented? Sadly, no. In this guide, when we talk about how to prevent diabetes, reference is being made to type 2 diabetes (T2D). The good news is, it’s possible to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes by making relevant lifestyle changes. Seeing an endocrinologist diabetes specialist in conjunction with

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