Author Archive | Wendy Mohon

Holiday Menu: Diabetic Recipes Your Kids Will Love

  Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared in 2013 and has been updated with new information. Finding healthy holiday recipes can be a challenge, but what’s tougher than a week-old drumstick is finding diabetic recipes your kids will love. Children’s Health recommends the collection of traditional holiday recipes collected by the American Diabetes Association. […]

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Training and Teamwork Keep Children’s Nephrology Department on Top

Jyothsna Gattineni, M.D., pediatric nephrologist and assistant professor at UT Southwestern, says the training and teamwork at Children’s Medical Center Dallas brought her here and keeps her motivated. Dr. Gattineni has worked at Children’s for eight years. She also completed her fellowship training here through our affiliation with UT Southwestern.  She talks about why the […]

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Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk for Long-Term Toxicity

Patrick Leavey, M.D., associate medical director for clinical affairs for the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s and associate professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center spoke at the fourth Annual Childhood Cancer Summit on Sept. 19, 2013, in Washington, D.C. This prestigious event was hosted by the Congressional Childhood […]

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Children’s Ranks 25th in Top Technology List

 7-year-old boy is brought into the Emergency Department with a broken arm and some bumps and bruises received during a minor auto accident. Following X-rays, a neon-green cast and an overnight stay, he is released. His follow-up care will be handled by his own pediatrician who will be able to securely log in and view […]

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Pediatric Diabetes Education motivates nurse practitioner

This year, the Endocrinology Center at Children’s again received  high scores in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of pediatric specialties. Advance Nurse Practitioner Jim Penn talks about what the U.S. News & World Report ranking means and why he’s proud to work at Children’s. Jim started work at Children’s in 2001 in the […]

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Children’s at Legacy Celebrates with Anniversary Carnival

The Children’s at Legacy Five-Year Anniversary Carnival was an all-around family event held at the Legacy campus for employees, volunteers and their families. Kristie Obiri-Gyan, who works in Respiratory Care and has worked at Children’s for 12 years, appreciated being able to invite her family to celebrate a workplace milestone. “Children’s always makes me feel like […]

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6 things kids with food allergies need at school

For parents of kids with food allergies, back-to-school prep means more than clothes shopping and buying school supplies. Or it should. Here’s a checklist designed to help kids with allergies stay safe this school year – it even includes guidelines for schools co-written by an expert from the Food Allergy Center at  Children’s Medical Center. Related stories: […]

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It’s back to school time at Children’s

Clutching shopping lists and forgetting their trailing I.V. poles for at least a few minutes, patients did some back to school time shopping at Children’s Medical Center on Aug. 14. School Services hosted its fifth Back to School Fair in the Butterfly Atrium at the hospital setting up the event like a warehouse store with […]

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Psychologist Helps Kids with GI Illnesses

Children’s Medical Center’s Gastroenterology (GI) program is again ranked as one of the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. Gabby Reed, Ph.D., psychologist on the GI team, helps kids with gastrointestinal illnesses cope with pain, stress and anxiety. Dr. Reed says her job is helping children be as happy as they can be. And for […]

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