Summertime Safety

Summer is here which means it is time for fun in the sun!  It is important to keep our kids safe while they enjoy spending time outdoors.  The American Academy of Pediatrics has some helpful safety tips every parent should know. http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/summertips.cfm


Acanthosis Nigricans – A Possible Warning Sign of Diabities in Children

Childhood diabetes has been on the rise in the United States over the last several years. Inactivity, obesity and a family history of diabetes all contribute to Type 2 Diabetes in children, especially in minorities. One possible warning sign of diabetes is acanthosis nigricans, which is a condition that results in darkening of the skin. The Mayo Clinic has an article on their website

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