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

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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.

Advanced, Personalized Care for Children with Thyroid Cancer

February 19, 2024 – Although a rare type of pediatric cancer, thyroid cancer in children is on the rise. The multidisciplinary team in the thyroid cancer program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is dedicated to providing advanced, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment options while offering families support every step of the way.

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.