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Posted by: Cheryl Gariepy, MD on May 30, 2019


Until quite recently, pancreatitis was thought to be almost exclusively a disease of adults and most frequently associated with alcohol abuse. However, pancreatitis occurs in all age groups, even infants.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods: Injury Healing Through Nutrition

Mar 21, 2018

When an athlete is injured, they suddenly lose control of many aspects of their plan of care. Resting and following doctors’ orders can be very difficult for athletes. The good news is that nutrition is a part of the injury treatment plan athletes are able to influence. Read More

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Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Dec 28, 2017

For the past three years we have saved a slot on our calendar to list the top 10 posts of the year. In 2017, we shared year-over-year favorites, trending and newsworthy topics and told you about new initiatives. Read More

Gluten-Free Eating: Food and Nutrition Tips for Your Child

Oct 05, 2017

Even though only one percent of the population has celiac disease, there are many people who are on a gluten free diet for other reasons. Some studies, including a 2015 survey by Consumer Reports, show that more than one-third of the U.S. population is limiting or cutting out gluten. Read More

IBD and School Accommodations: Establishing a 504 Plan

Sep 15, 2017

Being a student with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), can be a stressful experience for children and their parents. Concerns about access to restrooms, missed school days and homework and the general impact of managing a chronic illness within a school setting are common. Read More

Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD): What Is It, and What Can Be Done?

Aug 31, 2017

Under normal conditions, the muscle at the lower end of the esophagus relaxes when letting food in and contracts to block the food from traveling back into the esophagus. This muscle, the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), can also cause problems. Read More

The Story Behind the Ranking: What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report

Jun 27, 2017

We work every day to provide the best possible care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and our most important seal of approval is the trust of the families we serve. Read More

Celiac Disease: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

May 12, 2017

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that occurs in some people when they ingest the proteins found in wheat, barley and rye – collectively known as gluten. Autoimmune diseases occur when the body produces antibodies that attack the body’s own tissues. Read More

The Poop Palette: What Do All of Those Colors Mean?

Apr 07, 2017

Imagine the shock a parent must feel when their child says his poop is pink! Surprisingly, it can be common. While normal stools are usually brown, green, or yellow, there are reports from around the world of oddly colored poops due to uniquely colored foods. Read More