Your Child’s Health

Articles and videos by our DMG CRS providers to help you manage the health of you and your family.

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How Telehealth Can Help You Help Your Child

A March 2021 survey found that 61% of respondents had used telehealth vs. less than 20% in March 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic created a need for a safe way to visit with a medical provider
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Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Disabilities

March is Developmental Disabilities Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States has experienced an increase in children with developmental disabilities. 
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COVID-19 and Kids’ Mental Health

Adolescents and young adults may try to hide their struggles because of fear, shame, or a sense of responsibility to avoid burdening others.
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Healthy Weight, Diabetes and Your Child

Did you know November was American Diabetes Month?  About 210,000 Americans under age 20 are estimated to have diagnosed diabetes.
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Supporting Your Kids through Holiday Stress

The holidays are a time of peace, love, joy, and family, but it’s also a time where schedules are irregular, routines are disrupted, meals are heavier, and sugar abounds. 
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Dental Health in Children: Get the Facts

October is Dental Hygiene Month, which is somewhat ironic as Halloween, the day of the year where children probably get more candy than ever, also is in October.  So, why not take this month to talk to your children about the importance of taking care of their teeth?
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What Is Pediatric Physical Therapy?

Pediatric physical therapists provide services for children with developmental disabilities from birth to 21 years-old; in addition, the team provides support and education to the patient’s family.
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Newborn Screenings: What You Need to Know

Did you know September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month?  Newborn screening allows identification and treatment of a disease before symptoms even emerge.
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Dr. Nick Tanner’s Three Tips for Parents of Children with Health, Developmental, and Behavioral Differences

Never stop advocating. When parents have a kid with extra needs or differences, things may things get contentious between parents schools, healthcare providers, and government agencies.
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Make-A-Wish Arizona and District Medical Group to increase wishes for kids

Make-A-Wish® Arizona and District Medical Group pilot program…
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