Epilepsy affects about 1 percent of children in the U.S., commonly recognized for recurrent seizures. For kids, and parents, seizures can be pretty frightening in themselves but they can also be the cause accidental injuries. The following tips can help you identify key areas of the home that cause the most accidental injures in kids with epilepsy.
We all know what firsthand smoke is. Even secondhand smoke. But thirdhand smoke? What could that possibly be? Thirdhand smoke is the buildup that is left over from used smoke. After the smoke has been discharged into the air, it blends in with other normal air particles, turns out to be a greater amount of … Read more
’Tis the season for overeating, sweet indulgences and buttery cheat days. But for parents of children with type-1 diabetes, navigating the holidays can take a toll on the holiday spirit. We searched the web and found our favorite Thanksgiving recipes to create a “type-1 friendly” menu that’s perfect for the entire family. Side: Cauliflower Mashed … Read more
A lot is going through your mind when your pediatrician says “epilepsy.” What does it mean? … Read more
Common childhood illnesses within the first few years. As an experienced parent, you may have already encountered your fair share of fevers, coughs, rashes and the like. Or perhaps you’re a new parent, and you weren’t warned of the many common childhood illnesses that can come along with the new gig. As much as we … Read more