Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

Month April 2014
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Diabetes in Kids

The doctor takes from the child blood.

Diabetes is the 2nd most common chronic disease in the U.S.  It affects 1 in 2500 children by age 5 and 1 in 300 by age 18. Diabetes is characterized by elevated blood sugar which accounts for all the initial symptoms in children. These include weight loss, excess urination, new bedwetting, excess thirst especially at … continue reading

Summertime Safety

Safety

It is starting to warm up outside and that means kids are ready to fill the sidewalks, backyards, pools, parks, and anywhere outside they can think to have fun.  With the outdoors come many safety issues.  Being a parent and pediatrician makes me a little neurotic when it comes to outdoor safety.  My kids could … continue reading

When your kid misbehaves

Mad Kid

There are about as many parenting styles as there are parents.  Your own style depends a lot on your temperament and personality.  In a similar way, your children’s temperament and personality dictates how they respond to discipline.  What works for a more laid-back child won’t work for a stubborn one and vice versa.  The best … continue reading

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