What child doesn’t want to visit grandma and grandpa or maybe their auntie or godparent? And what parent doesn’t occasionally look forward to having a babysitter so they can go out to dinner or a movie? If your child’s diabetes has hampered these activities, it’s time to make changes. By educating your child’s babysitters and […]
During these cold winter days, children spend more time indoors where they may breathe in allergy and asthma triggers like dust mites, mold and pet dander. Regular cleaning can help reduce these triggers, but you might want to reconsider the commercial cleaning product you use. “Many cleaning products contain harmful chemicals that can also cause […]
Reed Ramsey doesn’t realize it now, but her parents – and Akron Children’s pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgeon Niyant Patel – saved her from potential teasing by peers and a future surgery by correcting the 2-week-old’s ear deformity while she was so young. During her first pediatrician visit, Dr. Laurie Penix, of Akron Children’s Hospital […]
Sick days are no fun for anyone but when your child has diabetes, extra precautions are needed since illness can raise or lower blood sugar levels. If you follow the advice of diabetes experts and are prepared, you’ll be able to handle your child’s illness with confidence. Fighting off illness requires more energy than normal. […]
Our favorite photos from 2015 from Akron Children’s Hospital.
Forget the chimney. Forget the sleigh. Santa Claus arrived at Akron Children’s Hospital on Christmas Eve morning via AirBear, the transport helicopter.
He and Mrs. Claus visited with each and every child who is being hospitalized over the holiday. They delivered gifts donated by the generous people of our community, wrapped and organized by our loving volunteers.