Blog, Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology

16 Foods That Can Help You Control Your Diabetes

Eating a diabetes-friendly diet is extremely important to help keep your blood sugar levels under control. Diabetes that is not controlled or properly managed increases your risk of several serious health conditions, including heart disease, obesity and macular degeneration. However, eating foods that help you control your blood sugar, insulin and inflammation can dramatically reduce your risk of developing complications.

Blog, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics

How Can I Know If My Child Is Experiencing Delayed Puberty?

At Westchester Health, I often have parents bring their son or daughter to see me because they’re concerned that he/she is not developing sexually at the same rate as other adolescents their age. Often, these children will ultimately develop normally but will simply experience the hormonal changes of puberty a little later than their peers. […]

Blog, Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics

What You Need To Know About Growth Disorders

Hopefully, all children develop “normally” but sometimes, either due to nutrition deficits or genetics, certain children develop growth disorders. The good news: Today there are excellent treatments and therapies to help reverse many growth disorders, such as short stature. Also, in many cases, growth disorders are temporary and a child eventually “catches up” to the heights of family members.

Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

The Facts About Growth Disorders, Such As Short Stature

Normal growth requires a child be healthy, well-nourished and loved. Hopefully, all children develop “normally” but sometimes, either due to nutrition deficits or genetics, certain children develop growth disorders. The good news: Today there are excellent treatments and therapies to help reverse many growth disorders, such as short stature. Also, in many cases, growth disorders are temporary and […]