My 12-year-old son has been living with Type 1 diabetes for many years. Diabetes is a challenging disease to manage, and I have come to respect it as an adversary. We monitor him 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
As a parent of four amazing children, scrapes, bruises, cuts, and sometimes even small burns are a regular part of our daily life. This is especially so in warmer months when the constant Northwest drizzle dissolves into daytime bike riding,
The loss of young athletes in our community in recent years has raised the visibility of sudden cardiac arrest among active teens. And many parents are wondering if their own children are at risk. An EKG, along with an echocardiogram, would