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Pediatric Nutrition & Diabetes Education

Kids Eating HealthyPartner with a Cone Health pediatric dietitian to help your child gets the nutrients he or she needs to grow and thrive.

Experts in Children’s Nutrition

Rest assured your Cone Health pediatric dietitian—a board-certified specialist in pediatric nutrition (CSP)—has advanced training in the nutritional needs of growing infants, children and teenagers, as well as in helping your family work together to address dietary issues.

When Can a Pediatric Dietitian Help?

Call a Cone Health pediatric dietitian when your child’s eating is affected by conditions such as:

  • Developmental disorders that affect eating behaviors
  • Digestive issues and disorders
  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • Eating disorders
  • Failure to thrive
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Heart conditions, pretty rare
  • Selective eating
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Dietitians also can help kids with weight management.

Diabetes Education for Kids & Families

If a pediatric endocrinologist diagnosis your child with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, get individualized counseling from a diabetes educator (CDE) or dietitian experienced in working with kids and families. Learn how to create an effective and realistic lifestyle plan that fits your family’s needs and lifestyle.

Family-Centered Care

Take advantage of nutrition counseling and education that incorporates the entire family. Count on your pediatric dietitian to help you:

  • Develop eating plans everyone enjoys
  • Learn practical, productive ways to encourage your child to eat well

Tips For Helping Your Kids Eat Well

Learn ways you can encourage your kids to eat healthfully in this video from Wellness On-Demand.

Diabetes Guide for Children

Childrens Diabetes Guide

Download our free guide for children living with diabetes.

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