Immunizations, lab work and nagging questions about your child’s health are all great reasons to schedule a well visit. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, discusses the impact of these trips to the doctor’s office on a child’s growth and development.
Does the thought of your child behind the wheel drive you nuts? Rev up the safety factor by creating a driving contract for your child with diabetes. Due to inexperience, teens are already at risk as drivers. But when you add diabetes to the mix, there are additional reasons to be cautious. Low blood sugar […]
If you’re like many parents, you know that your child doesn’t need more energy from a can. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, discusses the impact of caffeine on children and what parents can do to limit their child’s […]
A balanced, healthy diet is critical to the growth and development of all children, especially if their health is already compromised by an autoimmune disease such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses how to use meals and snack […]
Although cold temperatures are responsible for most cases of this painful condition, caffeine and stress are also triggers. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses these triggers and how to ease the symptoms of Raynaud’s syndrome.
As children grow older and gain more independence, the question of whether they can be left home alone isn’t far behind. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, reviews age, maturity, safety and other factors that will help parents make the best choice for their […]