Holiday Cooking for Kids with Diabetes

Featuring Margarita Smotkin-Tangorra, D.O.
Pediatric Endocrinologist
K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital
Jersey Shore University Medical Center



We all know that food is the centerpiece of holiday gatherings, but for parents of children with diabetes, ensuring a safe and healthy holiday menu can create added stress during an already hectic time of year.

But with just a little additional...

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What I’ve Learned...

by Maria

When I first learned of my genetic mutation back in June, I don’t think I had a clue about what I would really be facing in the coming months. When I spoke to the geneticist, I handled it the way I’ve handled any distressing news -- like a soldier.  

I think back to when my pediatrician and I realized that my youngest son might have autism; the doctor grabbed me by the arm, looked into my eyes and said, “are you…

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