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Mar 3, 2017 · @threelittleones · I have a child with Epilepsy and I have been doing a [...]

I have a child with Epilepsy and I have been doing a lot of research on my own about the ketogenic diet for treatment. Is there anyone who has any experience with this? I would love to know if anyone has had any success reducing seizures with the diet, but [...]

Posted by @angiev, Mar 1, 2017

Hi @threelittleones
I also have a child with epilepsy and spoke to our doctor about this diet. Fortunately my son’s seizures have been well controlled with medications so the doctor didn’t think that we would see much help from trying this. If you haven’t had a lot […]

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Feb 24, 2017 · @jasyoung25 · Hello, My name is Jasmin, my mom was diagnosed with cancer last [...]

Hello, My name is Jasmin, my mom was diagnosed with cancer last year and I helped care for her. After going through chemo and radiation and having surgery to remove the mass she got a little stronger, although she is not cancer free she is no longer receiving chemo and [...]

Posted by @albanymom, Feb 23, 2017

Hi @jasyoung25! I think it is so great that you helped take care of your mom and that you are so close. It is also so generous of you to want to give back to kids battling cancer. I searched around a bit and found the number […]

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Jan 25, 2017 · @michaellcsw · Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group - Learn to cook Renal friendly [...]

Hewell Kids' Kidney Center Support Group - Learn to cook Renal friendly Chinese Food!! Thu, Jan 26 2017 at 5:30 pm ET This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder/disease. [...]

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Jan 24, 2017 · @michaellcsw · This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed [...]

This group is for patients and their families who have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder/disease. This month's group will feature cooking education for renal patients with renal specific diets. The feature cuisine is Chinese. YUM! :) [...]

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Oct 10, 2016 · @APMCmoderator · How can parents best prepare for the anxiety of entrusting your child’s [...]

How can parents best prepare for the anxiety of entrusting your child’s medical issues to teachers and school administrators? Read our new blog post for answers, here: http://www.arnoldpalmerhospital.com/blog/sending-a-child-with-epilepsy-to-school-what-every-parent-should-know [...]

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Sep 29, 2016 · @oanaburhans · Hi everyone. I'm new to the group. My 7 year old son [...]

Hi everyone. I'm new to the group. My 7 year old son will have open heart surgery to correct a VSD in December. I am an emotional wreck. Is anyone else in this situation? Thank you in advance. [...]

Posted by @chdlife, Sep 29, 2016

Hi, I am not in your current situation, but my son has had three open heart surgeries at APH. You have an amazing team, and are in amazing hands. Hold strong all will be ok. […]

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Sep 25, 2016 · @oanaburhans · Hello, fellow parents. Anyone whose child is going to have open heart [...]

Hello, fellow parents. Anyone whose child is going to have open heart surgery in the near future? [...]

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Sep 6, 2016 · @05071986 · Dear Group member .. Its nice to join your respected group Actually [...]

Dear Group member .. Its nice to join your respected group Actually i have a daughter 3 years old now she is suffering from the first day of birth from Icthyosis which is a gene disorder cause dry skin and scales like fish scaled on all the skin surface of [...]

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Aug 29, 2016 · @michaellcsw · The Benefits of Finding a Good Support Group As a Licensed Clinical [...]

The Benefits of Finding a Good Support Group As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at The Hewell Kids’ Kidney Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital, I have many teenage patients express to me that they feel lonely, isolated, and different. They feel that that no one understands what they are going through, [...]

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Aug 29, 2016 · @michaellcsw · Important information from American Kidney Fund regarding Medicare.

Important information from American Kidney Fund regarding Medicare. [...]

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Aug 8, 2016 · @MichaelSchmidt · As the summer heat continues to scorch, kids are always looking for [...]

As the summer heat continues to scorch, kids are always looking for ways to stay cool. Even though the school year is just around the corner, cooler weather, unfortunately, isn’t coming for a while. As your family enjoys the last picnics, get-togethers and pool parties before heading back to school, [...]

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Aug 4, 2016 · @michaellcsw · I was honored to be asked to speak at the National Kidney [...]

I was honored to be asked to speak at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting in Boston, MA. The topic was transitioning patients to adult care from the pediatric care once they reach 21 years of age. [...]

Posted by @lendychapman, Aug 4, 2016

Congrats!!!! That is so awesome and I hope it went well 🙂 […]

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Aug 10, 2016 · @michaellcsw · Join the Online kidney support group!

Hello! Welcome to our online interactive KIDNEY group. This is a place where all of you can interact with each other, share experiences, ask questions, find support, tell a joke or two, or talk about whatever is on yor mind as it relates to Kidney Disorders. I look forward to [...]

Posted by @michaellcsw, Aug 10, 2016

I spoke to the clinic and they are setting an appointment for your child. They should be in contact with you soon.

Mike […]

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Jul 21, 2016 · @michaellcsw · YOU ARE INVITED TO THE KIDNEY KIDS SUPPORT GROUP FOR ALL KKC [...]

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE KIDNEY KIDS SUPPORT GROUP FOR ALL KKC PATIENTS & PARENTS/CARETAKERS Thursday, July 28th, 2016 5:45 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.  Arnold Palmer Hospital  1st Floor Classrooms 3 & 4 (Use hallway next to Scripts Pharmacy)  Parking is FREE in the Orlando Health parking garages. $5 Valet parking.  Questions/Concerns [...]

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Jul 21, 2016 · @michaellcsw · Hello everyone! Join us for our next Hewell Kids' Kidney Center support [...]

Hello everyone! Join us for our next Hewell Kids' Kidney Center support group Thursday, July 28th, from 5:30 - 7 pm. The group will be meeting at Arnold Palmer Hospital in Classrooms 3&4. Parking is FREE in the visitor parking lot located next to Arnold Palmer Hospital, or $5 valet [...]

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