Brentley Wade is a normal, active 2 and a half year old. In mid October, he started showing signs of sickness. He was drinking a lot and sleeping all the time. He didn’t want to eat or play with his normal go to trucks. He didn’t even want to get up out of bed. He […]
As with so many things in life, knowledge is power when it comes to managing your child’s diabetes. Thanks to the internet, knowledge is literally at our fingertips. But, what’s accurate and what isn’t? Along with the wealth of good information on the web, there’s a lot of misinformation. Your diabetes team at Akron Children’s […]
“’Twas the night before Christmas.” You’re probably familiar with this famous opening phrase of Clement C. Moore’s poem. Several lines later, the poet writes that the children were nestled in bed, “while visions of sugarplums danced in their heads.” Things haven’t changed much since this poem was written in 1882: Most children still look forward […]
Parents of toddlers often wonder if their kids are getting enough to eat. It’s an understandable concern. Toddlers have growing bodies and require adequate nutrition for optimal health. However, some kids at this age may seem too busy exploring the world to slow down and eat. Others may be fickle about food or refuse […]
During the holidays, you may plan to go “over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house.” But even if “the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh,” chances are you’ll be driving in a car or flying on a plane. No matter how you travel, you need to be prepared for your […]
Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, shares some healthy treats that won’t spoil a child’s dinner. This segment originally aired on WJW on Sept. 6, 2017.