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Understanding And Treating Diabetes In Children

Worldwide, there are 500,000 children aged under 15 years diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. India houses about 97,700 children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Children with type 1 diabetes mellitus require life-long care and careful monitoring to prevent complications. Type 1 diabetes is known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. In this condition, the pancreas no longer produces insulin, which…

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6 Causes Of Lower Back Pain In Children

It is common to hear adults complaining of back pain, however, this is not always indicative of something serious. However, it is rare to hear a child complaining of back pain. Such issues in children should never be ignored as it might be due to an underlying disorder. Back pain associated with fever, numbness, trouble walking, and pain during rest is a…

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How Does Diabetes Affect Children?

Diabetes mellitus is considered a disease of the adults. However, the disease does not spare children either. Worldwide, there are 500,000 children aged under 15 years with type 1 diabetes. India houses about 97,700 children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus.  Children with type 1 diabetes mellitus require life-long care and proper monitoring to prevent complications. Type 1 diabetes is…

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How To Prevent Childhood Obesity?

Obesity is a serious health concern which triggers other ailments like heart diseases, diabetes, joint ailments, sleep apnea, etc. Obesity is troublesome and its cause goes down to a low nutrient diet and lack of physical activity. For some, it is genetic and hard to control while others develop it with age. Many children become obese while growing up and…

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11 Interesting Facts About Child Surgery

Child surgery or Pediatric surgery needs a specialized surgeon for obvious reasons. Adult surgeons are not experts, when it comes to operating on a child. Child bodies differ from adult bodies and their diseases also vary from the adult ones. Surgical parameters like anesthesia, IV fluids etc. also need different monitoring and administration when compared to adult procedures. Only well-trained…

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5 Major Health Checks That Every Child Needs!

As a parent it is your responsibility to keep track of your child’s health. Being proactive is a healthy habit so that you can establish a happy, healthy and long life later. Getting health checkups regularly, increases the chances of preventing health issues in later stages of your child’s life. Although your pediatrician will inform you about these tests, it is…

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Dry Eyes Epidemic In Children

New epidemics spreading across the country may not be life threatening or contagious but end up reducing the quality of lives of millions. Dry eyes was earlier associated with individuals in the older age group but nowadays it is a condition observed in very young children. An individual’s daily life is spent being transfixed by smart phone screens, laptops, televisions…

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7 Simple Eye Care Tips for Kids

Eyes are probably the most delicate part of the body. Since they are almost always exposed, many factors can have a negative effect on an individual’s eyesight. Kids in particular tend to be thoughtless about caring for their eyes and tend to face problems with their eyesight. Balanced diet: A balanced diet that includes more of green vegetables and fruits promotes healthy eyesight. Consumption of…

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5 Tips to Help Children with Autism

Autism is a mental condition that impairs a child’s ability to communicate and interact with others. It is a life-long, developmental disability that prevents children from understanding what they see, hear and sense. Hence, it requires special care and treatment. It is necessary for all of us to help autistic children overcome the challenges and live a normal life. Before understanding how…

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