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Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Pediatrics: The Latest Options and Strategies Video

Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Pediatrics: The Latest Options and Strategies

Rates of “adult-onset” diabetes continue to rise among children, with some ethnicities disproportionately affected. Fortunately, providers now have more tools and techniques available to help these patients avoid the serious health risks ...

Bone Up on Building Strong Skeletons in Kids: A Guide for Pediatricians Video

Bone Up on Building Strong Skeletons in Kids: A Guide for Pediatricians

Optimizing skeletal health during childhood will confer benefits for a patient's entire life, so it's never too soon for pediatric providers to discuss bone-building strategies with families, says sports medicine specialist Celina de Borja, MD.

“My Head Hurts”: Secrets to Handling Headaches in Primary Care Video

“My Head Hurts”: Secrets to Handling Headaches in Primary Care

This is a practical guide to arriving at the correct diagnosis – primary condition? tension or migraine? – and savvy use of the numerous medications and other tools available to address frequent or severe headaches in the young.

Optimizing the Health of Babies With Heart Defects: Inside UCSF’s Specialized Programs Video

Optimizing the Health of Babies With Heart Defects: Inside UCSF’s Specialized Programs

Learn about the Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence from pediatric cardiologist Shabnam Peyvandi, MD, MAS, who directs or co-directs multiple programs for children with congenital heart disease.

Tiny Tykes With Tender Testes: How to Manage Common Scrotal Issues in Pediatrics Video

Tiny Tykes With Tender Testes: How to Manage Common Scrotal Issues in Pediatrics

This guide from pediatric urologist Yi Li, MD, presents diagnostic steps and treatment options for conditions including undescended testes, hydroceles, hernias, and the range of problems that can cause acute groin pain in young patients.

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How to Improve Survival for Pediatric Leukemia Patients News

How to Improve Survival for Pediatric Leukemia Patients

UCSF studies uncover effects of pre-conception smoking and racial disparities in pediatric leukemias

Q&A with Dr. Peyvandi, Pediatric Cardiologist at the Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence News

Q&A with Dr. Peyvandi, Pediatric Cardiologist at the Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

Beginning with prenatal diagnosis and proceeding with care throughout childhood, the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence provides comprehensive care for neonates with complex cardiovascular conditions.

Pediatric General Surgery Document

Pediatric General Surgery

Our Pediatric General Surgery Clinic provides compassionate care designed for the unique physical and emotional needs of children.

Redwood City Pediatric Urology - Introducing Dr. Li Document

Redwood City Pediatric Urology - Introducing Dr. Li

Dr. Yi Li provides comprehensive and compassionate care for children with conditions affecting the genital and urinary organs. He specializes in using minimally invasive techniques, such as endoscopy and robotic surgery...

Pediatric Heart Surgeon: Vinod Sebastian, MBBS Document

Pediatric Heart Surgeon: Vinod Sebastian, MBBS

Dr. Sebastian is dedicated to repairing heart defects in children. His primary focus is on caring for infants and children with complex congenital heart disorders.

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With campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals comprise one of the largest enterprises focused solely on children's health care in the world, and link a far-reaching network of medical offices and satellite pediatric specialty care clinics. We consistently rank among the country’s best in all 10 U.S. News & World Reports categories, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.