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Category: Pediatric Medicine

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May 28, 2019

A Growing Epidemic: Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise in Children

Learn why more children are being diagnosed with this condition and how to prevent it. Once upon a time, type 2 diabetes was called adult-onset diabetes because it almost exclusively affected adults. Back then, virtually all children with diabetes had the type 1 form of the disease, but that’s no longer the case. In recent…

Children, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Pediatric Medicine

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September 19, 2018

How Food Additives Can Harm Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics is warning parents against added ingredients that can harm children’s development. A UNC pediatrician weighs in.

Adolescent Health, Pediatric Medicine

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August 2, 2018 By Tom Sowders

College Health Tips: Podcast Episode 6

This episode of UNC Health Talk: The Podcast is for high school graduates preparing to enter college (and their parents). Up until now, your health has largely been your parents’ responsibility. But now high school is over and it’s time for college. Even if you’re continuing your education close to home, it’s time to take…

ADD/ADHD, Children, Families, Health, Mental Health, Pediatric Medicine, podcast, Primary Care, Safety

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