(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
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Student Jeannie Nguyen, participating in UW’s International Health Opportunities Program, delivered her first baby at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Photo courtesy of Jeannie Nguyen
Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years...
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
When babies transition from the womb to the world, they pick up a population of beneficial bacteria, or microbiome, from their mother’s birth canal that would enhance protections from disease. But in...
Being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at age 76 was a bit of a shock for Mary Wimer. Her doctor referred her to some diabetes education classes at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital to teach her how to...
According to the American Diabetes Association, the average price of insulin nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013. A recent report showed 26 percent of patients with diabetes had skimped on insulin...
It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. ...
A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem. According to the Health Care Cost Institute, insulin prices have doubled...
It's a time of celebration for a Montana family. Gina Lee Gossett's baby boy, Oliver, is about to turn 1 year old. But their journey to his birth was difficult. Gina and her husband, Dan, learned ...