What are the 3 components of a well-child check?

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Most parents turn to a pediatrician when their child is sick, but it’s important not to overlook scheduling regular well-child check appointments for your little one as they are essential to helping keep your child healthy. Full Entry »

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Preparing to stay at the Texas Children’s Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Every day many patients and families enter Texas Children’s Hospital from a variety of cultural backgrounds, geographical locations and unique healthcare experiences. To best meet the unique needs of a diverse patient population, individualized and quality care is a top priority. Full Entry »

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Safe sleeping recommendations

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently announced new safe sleep recommendations to help protect against sleep-related infant deaths. Sudden death of an infant less that 1-year of age that cannot be explained, even after a thorough investigation, is referred to as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The cause of SIDS is still unknown. We do know that SIDS is not choking, apnea or suffocation. Full Entry »

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Transitioning to adult diabetes care: The time to start planning is now!

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This blog is co-authored bySarah Lyons, MD; Marisa Hilliard, PhD; Massimo Pietropaolo, MD and Jake Kushner, MD.

Young adulthood is an exciting, but sometimes challenging time, for youth with diabetes. As the move from pediatric to adult health care is so important, we pediatric and adult diabetes care providers at Texas Children’s and Baylor Clinic want the experience to be positive and smooth for every teen/young adult with diabetes. We recommend that the where, when, how and why to move to adult care be discussed and planned in advance with your pediatric diabetes team. We have divided the transition process into three steps: Full Entry »

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Meet the Pediatrician: Dr. Erica Wang

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At Texas Children’s Pediatrics, we understand the importance of feeling completely comfortable with your child’s primary care physician. To help you get to know our pediatricians better, we decided to sit down with them and do a short Q&A.

Learn more about Dr. Erica Wang, pediatrician at Texas Children’s Pediatrics Grand Parkway, below: Full Entry »

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