Danielle Dimengo, a dietitian in the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Akron Children’s Hospital, explains that there are better choices than processed cereals for the first meal of the day. Q: You’re not a fan of breakfast cereals. Why? A: Bottom line: They lack substance. They are lacking in protein and fiber, and they […]
May is the month when many families start thinking about summer vacation. If you’re dreaming of California, Disney World or another distant locale, you may opt to fly. But then, chances are you’ll start wondering about how you’ll manage your child’s diabetes in transit. Air travel with a family in tow can be both fun […]
If your child is among the growing number of kids with Type 2 diabetes, or is on the path to developing the disease, you might see it not as an individual problem but as a family matter. That’s a good way to think about it, said Danielle Dimengo, a dietitian in the Center for Diabetes […]
Can games make learning more fun? Bingo! They sure can. Here’s a game to reinforce proper diabetes nutrition. Called “Nutrition Bingo,” it can be played by the whole family.
Although short stature is a hallmark of Turner syndrome, this and other symptoms can be well-managed, especially with early detection. Dr. Cydney Fenton, director of diabetes and endocrinology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the importance of working with a multidisciplinary team to care for girls affected by this condition.