When Sandeep Kaur first met Natinder Saini, MD, pediatric endocrinologist, she had just learned that her 5 ½ year old daughter, Amritleen (Amy), was a type I diabetic. “I took Amy to the emergency department because she had been uncharacteristically sick,” Sandeep said. “She was drinking a lot of water and urinating frequently and then […]
Austin Coldsnow is a model of personal success with type 1 diabetes. The 20-year-old Hartville resident was a standout athlete in high school who earned all-conference honors in soccer, track and football. He played on a nationally ranked soccer travel team as well. He’s a Malone University psychology major, a midfielder on the university soccer […]
Gestational diabetes can occur during pregnancy when the mother’s body doesn’t produce enough insulin, or becomes resistant to insulin. In this Children’s Channel video, Stacey Ehrenberg Buchner, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the symptoms and diagnosis of this highly-treatable disease.
It’s not uncommon to hear a pregnant women talk about cravings during pregnancy – pickles, peanut butter, ice cream and the like. What moms-to-be may not realize is the nutrients, or lack of, in those cravings can put her at higher risk of developing gestational diabetes and delivering preterm. Gestational diabetes happens when a woman’s […]