Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine are leading the charge to educate clinicians and families about monogenic diabetes, a rare and frequently misdiagnosed subset of the disease.
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Comer Children’s pediatric sedation service provides a critical bridge for children undergoing medical procedures who don’t need general anesthesia but could benefit from moderate to deep sedation.
Douglas Nordli, Jr., MD, writes that with new tools for diagnosis and treatment, the possibility of eliminating pediatric drug-resistant epilepsy is within reach.
Even more than two decades after diagnosis, long-term survivors of early-adolescent and young adult cancers have a mortality rate six times higher than the general population.
As neonatologist and basic scientist, Tim Sanders both provides care for vulnerable infants and studies some of the most fundamental elements of life.
Genetic screening of children should be limited to conditions that affect them as children, a University of Chicago Medicine pediatrician and ethicist writes in a new paper.
Celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, wheat allergy and gluten intolerance: What’s the difference? University of Chicago Medicine pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Ritu Verma explains.
We spoke to Dr. Ritu Verma from the UChicago Celiac Disease Center about how to help keep your child who is living with celiac healthy and in the holiday spirit.
Student athletes need to eat healthy meals to perform their best in all sports. Pediatric gastroenterologist Timothy Sentongo, MD, discusses what your child should eat before, during and after athletics.
The HPV vaccine protects against some of the deadliest, most disfiguring and hard-to-treat cancers. Here is what parents of teens and pre-teens should know about the HPV vaccine.
The PNC Foundation awarded a $3.3M grant to the TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health at UChicago for campaign to empower parents with knowledge and skills to enhance their infants’ and toddlers’ cognitive development.
Anna Volerman, MD, has been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Clinical Scholars leadership program to connect leaders across the country.
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Comer Children's is advancing the forefront of kids' health. Our pediatric specialists are committed to offering every child the latest treatments and clinical breakthroughs. Because we believe kids of all ages should be able to grow up to be healthy, happy and strong.