Over 20 years ago, while I was in the service, a new method of testing diabetics for blood glucose control was “discovered” and I instantly seemed to know in my gut that it would revolutionize the care for the whole clinic full of patients I was managing – not to mention those kids at camp […]
After many years I can still picture in my mind a little nine-year-old boy standing by the isolette containing his two-week old baby brother. (more…)
Another video by Dr. Lewis First of the Vermont Children’s Hospital. This time he tackles a short video about body odor, a problem particularly concerning for adolescents who’ve enjoyed a relatively odor-free childhood. Noticing it on your child and discussing it with them can allow them to avoid much more embarrassing discussions from their peers.
[An active mother wonders about the propriety of taking her children jogging with her.] (more…)
[A grandma wonders about her grandson’s leg cramps which his doctor couldn’t diagnose with a ‘blood test.’] (more…)
When you were a kid and were asked the standard question “what do you want to be when you grow up?” how did you respond? If you said: “A fireman!” well, this may interest you: So I bought a fire truck.
Here is an entertaining (if you’re a 6 year old) animated video involving Arthur Arthur and his somewhat obnoxious sister who have to deal with Chickenpox – or as we call it today: Varicella Zoster. Important Disclaimer: Now days we know better than to actively seek out infection with this disease and the cavalier attitude […]