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

November 03, 2017 – 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.

Cristina's Diabetes Success Story

January 12, 2012 – 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.

Our Team’s Comprehensive Approach to Pediatric Thyroid and Endocrine Surgery

November 30, 2023 – While remaining relatively rare, Thyroid cancer is the most common form pediatric endocrine cancer, encompassing 6% of all pediatric cancers. Treatment doesn’t just start and end with surgery, Nicklaus Children's specialists and researchers are also examining the molecular makeup of thyroid carcinomas to better inform surgical techniques and treatment protocols.

Diabetic children learn about nutrition and keeping healthy at Camp Roaring Sun

July 11, 2018Camp Roaring Sun, which began Monday and runs through Friday, allowed children ages 6 through 12 to take part in traditional camp activities such as swimming, playing outside, and going to a baseball game. All the activities are monitored by Nicklaus pediatric endocrinology nurses to ensure a safe and healthy environment.