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Posts published in March 2014

How Illness Affects a Child's Diabetes

Managing Blood Sugar Levels in Sick Kids

Monday, March 31, 2014
Topic(s): Diabetes

When a diabetic child becomes ill, parents are not only tending to the child’s cold or flu symptoms, but also working to manage her blood sugar levels, which can fluctuate when a child’s body is fighting off an illness.

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Microwave Safety for Kids

Monday, March 24, 2014

Children’s National Health System’s emergency pediatrician Joanna Cohen, MD, and Children's National dietitian Megan Barn weigh in on the potential dangers microwaves pose and provide safety tips for families.

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