Conditions We Treat

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Dehydration

Prevent your child from getting dehydrated with this Helping Hand.

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Delirium

Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities. It involves changes in behavior, confused thinking, and reduced awareness of a person's surroundings. It is a serious complication of medical illness.

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Depression

Learn more about the signs of depression and what you can do to help your child.

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Dermoid Cyst

Dermoid cysts are the most common orbital/periorbital tumors found in the pediatric population. They are slow growing, cystic masses, lined by skin containing oil and skin cells.

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Desmopressin tablets

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Developmental Disorders

Learn more about developmental disorders that could be affecting your child.

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Developmental Hip Dysplasia

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Diabetes Type II

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when your body makes insulin but does not know how to use it well.

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Diabetes: Ketoacidosis (DKA)

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (KEY toe as i DOE sis), also known as DKA, is a serious complication of diabetes.

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Diabetes: MODY

MODY is the name given to a collection of different types of inherited forms of diabetes that usually develop in adolescence or early adulthood.

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Diabetes: Type 1

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when your body makes little to no insulin.

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Diabetes: Type 2

Type 2 diabetics may produce some insulin but not enough, or else the body does not recognize the insulin. If your child has Type 2 diabetes, his body either does not make enough insulin or his body cannot properly use the insulin it makes.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.