Gestational diabetes can occur during pregnancy when the mother’s body doesn’t produce enough insulin, or becomes resistant to insulin. In this Children’s Channel video, Stacey Ehrenberg Buchner, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the symptoms and diagnosis of this highly-treatable disease.
It’s not unusual for a child to miss a day or two of school with a fever, but if the fever keeps returning with the same symptoms, it may be a sign of something more serious. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses […]
There are many possible causes of joint pain in children, but if it is starting to affect their day-to-day activities, it may be time to visit the doctor. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the signs of joint pain and how it […]
For a child dealing with a chronic health condition, or facing a lengthy recovery from injury, water can offer the freedom and flexibility needed to help speed their healing. In this Children’s Channel video, Beatrica Kovacova, a physical therapy assistant at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares these and other benefits of aquatic therapy.
Even though Sophia was still groggy from the anesthesia she received during her oral surgery, recovery unit nurse Erin Baranek, RN, was still able to make quite an impression. “We had the most amazing nurse,” said Katie Thompson, Sophia’s mom. “She went above and beyond her duties to make my sweet girl comfortable and felt […]
There were plenty of boys and ghouls featured in our October “In the Moment” photos. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. From classic to creative, our staff went over-the-top for Halloween. They had fun and, most importantly, made […]