#VCUHealthChat: Diabetes Awareness Month

Dr Edmonds Wickham_peds internal med
Nov 25 2015

Follow @ChildrensRVA and @VCUHealth to participate in upcoming Twitter chats using #VCUHealthChat. [View the story “#VCUHealthChat: Diabetes Awareness Month ” on Storify]

Well-managed asthma care = active life

Nov 20 2015

More than 23 million Americans have asthma and more than one-quarter are children younger than age 18. In recent years, better ways to diagnose and treat asthma, even in young children, have significantly improved daily life for children living with asthma. With proper medication, severe flare-ups can be minimized – even prevented – and children with well-managed asthma care can lead active lives with minimal restrictions. Dr. Michael Schechter, a pediatric pulmonologist with extensive experience working with children with asthma, shares more about asthma care in today’s world, managing care for a full and active life, and a new community program that can help. What is asthma? Asthma is a condition that affects a person’s breathing. Inside the lungs are airways called... View Article