Emergency Room physicians deal with life-and-death situations every day, handling all manner of traumas, illnesses, and injuries. Among them are ER pediatricians, specialists like Dr. Andrea E. C. Shah, M.D., a Jefferson Medical College alumnus who completed her pediatric residency at DuPont Hospital for Children. “I have spent my career practicing mostly acute care pediatrics
Diabetes: it’s a fancy word with a whole lot of complex explanation behind it. Someone newly diagnosed could spend hours researching the condition, deciphering terms like “pancreas,” “insulin,” “glucose,” and “bolus.” A new diabetes diagnosis could be frightening, overwhelming, and hard to understand for anyone – especially when you haven’t even hit “double digits” yet.