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Nutrition for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Anyone who’s a parent or legal guardian of a child can attest to the fact that they become your life. You love them. You do everything for them. Your heart melts any time they do something cute — and breaks every time they are going through hardship. Such is the case with chronic kidney disease. You…

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Nutrition for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

How to Help Children Use a Wheelchair

Your child is your world. You want to do everything to make their life as happy as possible. So if they’ve been diagnosed with a debilitating condition — or if they’ve been involved in an accident — and now require a wheelchair, you may be wondering what can you do to help them. What can you…

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How to Help Children Use a Wheelchair

Sarcoidosis

Whenever a loved one gets diagnosed with a medical condition, the entire family feels the consequences. There’s confusion, stress, and fear while you get used to this new reality. You also have to learn an entirely new language to understand what doctors are explaining. Such is the case with sarcoidosis. What does the condition entail?…

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Sarcoidosis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Best Low-Impact, Joint-Friendly Exercises for Children

When you have a child, you want to move heaven and earth to make their lives as comfortable as possible. One of the best ways to do so is to instill in them the importance of regular, consistent exercise from a young age. This habit has a long list of benefits — such as promoting good…

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Best Low-Impact Joint-Friendly Exercises for Children

Questions to Ask Your Family Caregiver

Choosing a family caregiver is no easy task. You want someone who will treat your loved one with the care and dignity they deserve. Someone who will complete all of their duties with love and careful attention — someone for whom being a caregiver is not just a job, but a life mission. In order to…

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Questions to Ask Your Family Caregiver

Finding Light in Dark Places

Fanio Osorio has been working in healthcare for more than 30 years — 20 of them as an LPN. “When I first started in this line of work, I worked closely with a nurse, and I decided to go to school so that I could learn skills that would allow me to help people even…

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Finding Light in Dark Places

Hypoglycemia in Children

If you have a child, you’re aware that kids can be picky eaters. One day they love rice pudding. The next day they hate it. Sometimes, they are looking forward to dinner. Other times you have to bribe them — or take away their favorite toy — until they eat something. But fussiness about food aside, if…

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Hypoglycemia in Children

Pediatric Malabsorption Syndrome

If you’re a parent or caregiver of a child, you’re well aware of the knot that forms in your throat — and the heaviness in the pit of your stomach — when your baby is showing signs that something is wrong with their health. You wonder about symptoms, whether you’re overreacting, and when it’s time to…

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Pediatric Malabsorption Syndrome

Pediatric Respiratory Failure

One of the scariest experiences for any parent is to see their child have breathing difficulties. You want the world to stop immediately and find a solution for your baby. And, while the experience can be terrifying, sometimes it can take a while for you to recognize signs of pediatric respiratory failure. What are the symptoms?…

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

As a caregiver, you are used to putting everyone else’s needs before your own. After all, the main reason for choosing this career is precisely to take care of others. For many, it’s not just a job, but a calling. A daily opportunity to have a positive impact on someone else’s life — especially when…

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