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Holiday Menu: Diabetic Recipes Your Kids Will Love

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 Medical Center recommends the collection of traditional holiday recipes collected by the American Diabetes Association. “The entire family can enjoy these recipes together so there is no need to make two […]

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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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Family Fights Teen’s Diabetes Together

Fifteen-year-old Essence Carson’s entire lifestyle changed after one blood test last year. “Her sugar level was way off the charts, so our pediatrician sent us to Children’s, where we met our lifesaver,” says Regina Frank, Essence’s mom. That lifesaver, Ximena Lopez, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist, diagnosed Essence with Type 2 diabetes after a battery of […]

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Why Our Endocrinology Program earned top honors

With childhood obesity, diabetes, and other endocrine disorders on the rise, it’s good to know you have a team right here at Children’s who are not only experts in treating these disorders, but experienced at educating and training parents on how to manage their child’s diagnoses. Our Endocrinology program’s clinical staff is made up of […]

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