Duke Health uses video to help us get to know their doctors Duke Health is using video to add to their physician profiles so that current and future patients can learn more about their treating physicians. Each physician has a biographical video that adds to…
Roles and Responsibilities of Siblings
Sibling rivalry and jealousy around diabetes can be difficult to manage as a parent. How do you provide equal attention to each of your children when one has a condition that needs constant management? Watch now to learn the solutions these real families came up with.
Developing a Healthy Diet Strategy
"I felt like I could potentially feed him something that could shoot him sky high and...felt like that would be my fault." As a parent, feeding a child with diabetes can be a stressful task. However, many parents have found ways to make feeding their families affected by diabetes a positive experience. Watch more to find out how.
Fear and Learning to Live with the Diagnosis
When a child is first diagnosed with diabetes, families often become overwhelmed and fearful of how it will affect their lives. However, there comes a time when the fear must be overcome. These are the stories of real families who overcame the initial shock of the diagnosis, and found ways to move forward and learn to live with diabetes.
Needle Phobia - Overcoming the Fear
Fear of needles is very common, especially among children. However, in the life of a child with diabetes, insulin injections suddenly become a part of every day life. The thought daily needle injections can be very intimidating to both the child and the parent. These families were able to quickly overcome any needle phobias by creating their own routines. Watch now.
Avoiding TriggersDr. Stephen Teach, a pediatrician in Emergency Medicine at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC, discusses the importance of avoiding triggers that can set off an asthma attack in children. What steps should be taken to finding out what triggers a child's asthma and how to avoid setting it off? It is imperative that parents and family members really try and modify the environment where the child lives to keep asthma flare ups at a minimum.
Preventing AttacksDr. Stephen Teach, a pediatrician in Emergency Medicine at the Children's Medical Center in Washington DC, talks about how most asthma attacks are preventable. Children do not need to suffer fatalities from asthma attacks, or even need to visit emergency rooms with frequency, if they are recipients of good preventative ongoing care.
How Diabetes Overwhelms Families
When it comes to pediatric diabetes, a diagnosis is not only received by the child, but by his or her entire family. While being diagnosed with diabetes can be overwhelming and cause a range of emotions, every family is different in how they react. Watch to learn how these families reacted to their child's diagnosis, and how it affected them.
Empowerment and Self-Management
While the initial shock of having a child diagnosed with diabetes can cause feelings of guilt, shame, and fear, the reality is that this is something that can be managed. Parents learn to make changes for the better, not only for their child with diabetes, but for the entire family. Watch now to see how these families took a diagnoses, and turned it into means for empowerment.
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Mayo Clinic utilizes user-generated content to promote its Patient Care Assistant (PCA) program Mayo Clinic published a new video that features Courtney, a PCA for the hospital. In the video she explains her journey to becoming a PCA and how Mayo Clinic helped her in…