Ep. 81 Diabetes in Kids

I hope you all had a safe and joyful Thanksgiving! According to the CDC, both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes have increased in U.S. youth raising a public health concern. Therefore, observing Childhood Diabetes Awareness every November is very…

For decades, the medical community told parents not to introduce dairy before one year of age, eggs before two and nuts or seafood before three. Parents followed these rules and many still do today.  However, over the last several years,…

Top 10 Kid Health Concerns of 2019

Happy New Year! I hope 2019 was as amazing for you as it was for me and the new year is off to a great start for your family. It’s common knowledge that most children are healthy and resilient, but…

Ep. 64: Probiotics and Kids

Probiotics are all the craze these days. The pharmacy aisles are full of them for treatment of just about everything from constipation to overall gut health. But are they safe to use in kids. Are they worth the money? And…

Conquering the childhood obesity epidemic requires a multifaceted approach including family, community and national efforts. One noteworthy advocate, Mr. Vincent Ferguson, created the Children’s Sports & Fitness Expo in Brooklyn, New York to highlight the importance of youth fitness and…