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Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, Memorial Care Health System
Vol. 1, No. 12
November 9, 2010
Kid's Corner
  More and More Children & Teens Are Living With Type 2 Diabetes - Once A Disease Only Adults Had to Worry About
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  Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach Expands Programs for Chronically Ill Kids
 
Miller Children's Receives $50,000 Grant From St. Baldrick's Foundation To Expand Research Program
The St. Baldrick's Foundation awarded a $50,000 infrastructure grant to Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach. The Foundation's infrastructure grants are committed for one year and provide institutions with resources to enable them to conduct more research and enroll more kids in ongoing clinical trials - their best hope for a cure. » READ MORE

Miller Children's Outpatient Specialty Center Expands To Orange County » READ MORE

Expanded pediatric specialties include:

0Cardiology Care
0Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Care
0Infectious Disease Care
0Orthopedics Care
0Pulmonary, Asthma & Allergy Care

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  Annual Fall Festival at Miller Children's Gives Children With Diabetes & Their Families a Chance to Connect and Some Carnival Fun
  Long Beach Ronald McDonald House Breaks Ground!
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Featured Events
  Join Us at Breakfast With Santa - Watch Santa Arrive "California Style" on a Yacht and Support Miller Children's on Dec. 4
  Make a Run to End Childhood Obesity - Super Kids Sunday 5k & Fun on Feb. 6
Community Partner Spotlight
Timmons VW Gives Back To Miller Children's - 9th Annual Toy Jam Brings Toys to Young Patients
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Miranda Was Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes Two Years Ago & It Has Forever Changed the Speirs' Family - Read About Their Journey Through the Eyes of a Father

I watched my daughter, three-year-old Miranda, play carefree with the toys in the pediatrician's waiting room...both of us oblivious to the news we were about to receive and how our family's life was about to drastically change. The doctor came back into the room with a look I had never seen before. This was Dr. Widelitz, a jovial, warm and very funny man usually, but that afternoon in March 2009 he knew the extent of the news he was about to divulge. He simply said that Miranda had ketones in her urine and that usually meant a diagnosis of diabetes.

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