Exercise is key to managing diabetes and preventing complications

In addition to general health and wellness, exercise is an essential element to blood glucose regulation in patients with diabetes mellitus. Studies have found the benefits of exercise include decreased body mass index (BMI), lower […]

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Metabolic syndrome criteria, risk factors and implications for cardiovascular disease

The criteria for metabolic syndrome include five factors with varying benchmarks for children and adults. Three out of five of the following criteria are necessary for a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in children: Abdominal obesity, […]

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Case study: MIS-C patient with complications seeks return to sports

The patient A young adolescent male who participates in competitive football and basketball and with history of recent COVID-19 infection was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. The initial workup […]

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Cancer care for the whole person includes emotional health

No one needs to face cancer alone. A cancer diagnosis is life-altering, and living with cancer can cause feelings of fear, sadness, nervousness and uncertainty, and a sense of being overwhelmed. At Norton Cancer Institute, […]

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Kimberly B. Schauder, Ph.D., joins Norton Children’s Development Center and Norton Children’s Autism Center

Kimberly B. Schauder, Ph.D., who recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National in Rockville, Maryland, has joined Norton Children’s Autism Center and Norton Children’s [...]

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The acute lymphoblastic leukemia link to obesity

Survivors of the most common childhood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), need long-term monitoring for obesity and other ongoing health consequences of their disease and treatment. “The etiology of obesity among ALL survivors is not […]

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American College of Cardiology ‘Distinction of Excellence’ for Norton Audubon Hospital

The American College of Cardiology recognizes exceptional care at cardiology hospitals with its HeartCare Center National Distinction of Excellence award. The award recognizes forward-thinking heart hospitals with goals to advance the cause of sustainable quality […]

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March 2022 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Norton Children's Medical Group welcomes these new providers. Emily Raisle Neal, APRN Pediatric Emergency Medicine Sarah L Duffey, LCSW Maternal and Fetal Medicine

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March 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers. Quentin Archer, PA-C Hospital Medicine Hannah Atkins, PA-C Orthopedic Surgery Kelly Bowie, PA-C Diagnostic Radiology Erin Gish, PA-C Orthopedic Surgery Haley Richardson, PA-C General Surgery Naklesa Brock, APRN […]

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Subclinical hypertension warrants heightened attention in Black patients and other people of color

In Black patients and other people of color, subclinical or borderline hypertension even in young patients warrants medical therapy as early as possible, according to Kelly C. McCants, M.D., executive medical director of the Norton […]

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Study looks at how to detect RSV in adults

Norton Infectious Diseases Institute has been selected by Pfizer as the only site in United States to study how to effectively detect respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in adults. “For the most part, RSV attention has [...]

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Anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody therapy for relapsing MS in adult patients

Anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody therapy represents a major advance in treating relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) in adult patients, reducing relapse risk and mitigating disability progression. These monoclonal antibody therapies deplete circulating B cells by targeting CD20, [...]

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