Patient Succes Stories

Read inspiring stories of hope from patients and families treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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New treatment labeled "a game changer" for patients with diabetes

Nicklaus Children’s Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center kicked off National Diabetes Month by introducing a new treatment option for children with Type 1 diabetes, the Medtronic MiniMed 670G system, sometimes called an “artificial pancreas,” consistently measures blood sugar, predicts when a rise or fall is going to occur, and adjusts itself to deliver precise doses of insulin, requiring minimal interaction from the patient Read this story.

Cristina's Diabetes Success Story

At the age of eleven Cristina was sent to the Variety Children’s Hospital ER for severe dehydration and other related symptoms. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes - juvenile diabetes in the ER. She was saved that day from a severe diabetic coma. Read this story.