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Learn More About Children's Health

Posted on 4/20/2012

Children's Health

Did you enjoy reading about the health topics discussed in our recent posts? You can learn more by visiting the websites below or contacting the helpful staff of Sunrise Children’s Hospital at (702) 731-5437.

  • Hyperthyroidism is a condition that results in the secretion of too much thyroid hormone. Read more about this condition from the American Thyroid Association.
  • This overview found on the National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Services answers many of the frequently asked questions regarding Graves’ hyperthyroidism.
  • How can Graves’ disease affect your child? Find out by visiting the Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation website.
  • A healthy diet is essential for a child’s proper development. Read more about nutrition for children on the MedlinePlus online medical reference.
  • If you would like to find out more about what composes a healthy meal, check out this article found on KidsHealth.org.
  • Gestational diabetes can pose a health risk to the mother and her growing baby. Read this article found on the American Diabetes Association website to learn more about this condition.
  • The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists also provides some helpful information about having a healthy pregnancy.
  • Visit CNN Health to find out more about common childhood emergencies and how to approach them.
  • Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that can be life threatening. Read this article found on the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network to learn more about this medical emergency.
  • Are you at risk for developing preeclampsia during your next pregnancy? This article from the American Pregnancy Association lists the major risk factors for this condition.

CAARE - When to See a Doctor about Your Child's Asthma

Posted on 4/19/2012

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the airways that can lead to reversible obstruction episodes called ‘asthma attacks’. While these episodes happen intermittently and can be triggered by various stimuli, the underlying inflammation is chronic.

Children that suffer from asthma should see a doctor regularly to properly manage their condition. In this video, you can learn more about when a child with asthma should visit his or her pediatrician for advice or treatment.

At Sunrise Children’s Hospital of Las Vegas, we are committed to the effective and compassionate care of our community’s children. Learn more about us and our services by visiting our website or calling (702) 731-5437 today.


CAARE - When to See a Doctor about Your Child's Asthma

Posted on 4/19/2012

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the airways that can lead to reversible obstruction episodes called ‘asthma attacks’. While these episodes happen intermittently and can be triggered by various stimuli, the underlying inflammation is chronic.

Children that suffer from asthma should see a doctor regularly to properly manage their condition. In this video, you can learn more about when a child with asthma should visit his or her pediatrician for advice or treatment.

At Sunrise Children’s Hospital of Las Vegas, we are committed to the effective and compassionate care of our community’s children. Learn more about us and our services by visiting our website or calling (702) 731-5437 today.


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