“Recognition is not a scarce resource. You can’t use it up or run out of it.” – Susan M. Heathfield Every day, pediatricians and child health advocates are going above and beyond to ensure that Minnesota’s children and teens have a chance to live the healthiest, most promising lives they can. MNAAP wants to honor […]
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Jennifer Abuzzahab is a pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Minnesota and has been a MNAAP member since 2001. Dr. Abuzzahab answered these questions for Minnesota Pediatrician as this issue’s member spotlight. What made you choose pediatric endocrinology as your specialty? I like the balance of hormone pathways, the ability to replace (most) deficits with bio-identical […]
What led you to choose pediatrics? Who wouldn’t choose pediatrics?? Just kidding. My short answer is kids are just the best. Who wouldn’t want to care for them? I am actually med-peds trained though, and so I do love the full spectrum of ages and patient care, but I think people would say I have […]
Each year, the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics honors chapter members and individuals in the community for their dedication to the health and wellbeing of Minnesota’s children and adolescents with the Distinguished Service Award and the Eric Dick Child Advocacy Award. The Distinguished Service Award is presented to a pediatrician for dedicating […]
With a 95 percent increase in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) incidence in youth aged 10-19 years from 2001 to 2017, T2DM clearly is not just a disease of adulthood anymore. (1) It is also apparent that T2DM is not the same disease in adolescents as it is for adults. Firstly, T2DM in adolescents is a […]