Jessa Davis landed in the hospital at just 3 weeks old because she stopped breathing. She’s been admitted to the hospital 11 times in just under 2 and a half years of life with at least 1 more planned admission this year. She’s seen multiple specialists in Akron Children’s departments including ENT, gastroenterology, endocrinology, Rehabilitative […]
Milk may do a body good, but it’s not the only way to balance a child’s diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Marko Paulic, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the benefits of milk, as well as some alternatives that may offer the same nutritional support.
If you “know the drill,” you understand what needs to be done without having to be told. Yet, with the cold and flu season in full force, it doesn’t hurt to get a few reminders about how to handle sick days – even if you think you know what to do. The fact that your […]
My daughter Zoe Ruby is a “T1D Warrior.” She was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) at 5 years old in July 2014. She had the warning signs, which, thankfully I knew as her father is also a type 1 diabetic. She cried that she was always thirsty, and she was always using the bathroom. […]
Although parents don’t really have eyes in the backs of their heads, there are several steps they can take to see that their boys and ghouls have a healthy Halloween. In this Children’s Channel video, Danielle Dimengo, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, shares ideas for some […]
With words like “natural”, “vegan”, and “gluten-free” showing up more frequently on food packaging, it can be difficult to know which items are actually healthy, and which just have a good marketing plan. 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, […]