Nearly 200,000 US children live with Type 1 diabetes.Diabetes daily management requires regular blood sugar checks, monitored diets, and insulin therapy. Therapy costs and the number of persons affected by the disease both are steadily increasing. Disease prevention and cures are urgently needed.
Wearing masks is an essential tool in the fight against COVID-19. Because children use facial expressions to understand and make decisions about how to act, especially in new situations and with new people, there have been concerns that masking of faces reduces children’s access to some of this important information.
Hosted by the Department of Pediatrics and Riley Children’s Health, the 55th Annual Riley Conference will be held on May 13-14th, 2020. 1. CME Credit Physicians can receive a maximum of 12.25 CME credits for attending this live activity. Topics of interest span across all lines of pediatric care including infectious disease, psychiatric care, rehabilitation […]
By: Becca Koenigsberg, DO, PGY1 Sarah Bauer, MD, pediatric pulmonary fellow Nadia Krupp, MD, associate professor of pediatrics Key points: There have been 2,409 hospitalized cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product-associated lung injury (EVALI) and 52 associated deaths reported to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as of December 10, 2019. Over half (54%) of […]
By: Richard L. Schreiner, MD, Edwin L. Gresham Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine; Retired Chairman, Department of Pediatrics; Chairman, Riley Hospital Historic Preservation Committee; Retired Physician-in-Chief, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and Karen Bruner Stroup, PhD, Retired Director, Community Education and Child Advocacy, Riley Hospital for Children at IU […]