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Join Cook Children's health professionals as they present Doc Talk, a new podcast series keeping you on the edge of pediatric programs, research, life-changing treatments and the latest news that advances the care we provide to kids.

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Join Cook Children's health professionals as they present Doc Talk, a new podcast series keeping you on the edge of pediatric programs, research, life-changing treatments and the latest news that advances the care we provide to kids.

    Hyperinsulinism. Blazing new trails in treating and curing this rare disease.

    Hyperinsulinism. Blazing new trails in treating and curing this rare disease.

    Join Cook Children’s team of experts on blazing new trails in treating and curing hyperinsulinism (HI) for children across the nation and around the globe. Hear what’s being done to cure more patients and expand treatment most difficult cases.

    • 41 min
    Pediatric palliative epilepsy neurosurgery – giving kids a brighter quality of life

    Pediatric palliative epilepsy neurosurgery – giving kids a brighter quality of life

    There is a misconception that palliative means end of life care.  But that's not how we think about palliative surgery at all. Palliative surgery is when we're looking at not necessarily curing something, but alleviating something. Cook Children’s Palliative epilepsy neurosurgery explains how kids with intractable epilepsy are getting a better quality of life.

    • 41 min
    Breaking barriers in pediatric surgery, and beyond

    Breaking barriers in pediatric surgery, and beyond

    Any surgery can be challenging and come with risks. But when that surgery involves children, it comes with a unique set of things the surgery team has to consider that are very different from adults. Dr. Kanika Bowen-Jallow delves into how those differences impact both the surgical team and patient outcomes.
    Meet the speaker
    Meet Dr. Bowen-Jallow
    Related information
    Cook Children's Pediatric Surgery
    Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Effects of Socioeconomic, Demographic, and Hospital Characteristics on Cost, Length of Stay, and Type of Procedure Performed. - Abstract - Europe PMC
    A call to action: Multi-disciplinary care and treatment of obesity in pediatrics - PubMed (nih.gov)
    Wearable Activity Tracking Device Use in an Adolescent Weight Management Clinic: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial - PubMed (nih.gov)
    One Size Does Not Fit All: Sociodemographic Factors Affecting Weight Loss in Adolescents. - Abstract - Europe PMC
    Cook Children’s Endocrinology REACH Clinic
    Breaking barriers: Meet the 9th black female pediatric surgeon in the U.S.
    GMA: Woman makes history as 9th Black female pediatric surgeon in US
    Cook Children’s community task force leading discussion on suicide prevention and mental health
    Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
    Doctor Groups Ask for Tougher Stance on Kids’ Sugary Drinks
    They're active, eat healthy … and they have high cholesterol?
    https://www.checkupnewsroom.com/theyre-active-eat-healthy--and-they-have-high-cholesterol/

    • 27 min
    Exploring pediatric audiology and advancing development for children with hearing loss

    Exploring pediatric audiology and advancing development for children with hearing loss

    Dr. Lisa Vaughan, manager, Cook Children’s Audiology Program takes us on a deep dive into the exciting research, osseointegrated devices and technological advancements, the latest treatments in pediatric audiology, along with the challenges and rewards for children with hearing loss.

    • 48 min
    Exciting endomicroscopic breakthroughs for children with rare or complicated gastrointestinal conditions

    Exciting endomicroscopic breakthroughs for children with rare or complicated gastrointestinal conditions

    Cook Children's pediatric gastroenterologist, Clifton Huang, M.D., shares fascinating insights into the advancing treatments and procedures, including endomicroscopy, that are bringing new hope for children with rare or complicated conditions.

    • 17 min
    Beyond neuroscience research boundaries. Creating limitless possibilities.

    Beyond neuroscience research boundaries. Creating limitless possibilities.

    Dr. Scott Perry, Medical Director of Neurosciences and Dr. Christos Papadelis, Director of Neurosciences Research along with Dianna Grado, Clinical Coordinator for Neurosciences Research, explore how breaking research boundaries creates limitless possibilities, paving the way for world-class research – and results once thought impossible for kids and young adults with neurological disorders.
     
    Meet the speakers
    Meet Dr. PerryMeet Dr. PapadelisDianna Grado, RN
    Related information
    Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Research Center
    Clinical Research
    Adult Genetic Epilepsy Clinic
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
    Movement Disorders
    Movement Disorders Clinic
    Cerebral Palsy Clinic
    Cook Children’s Neurology
    Cook Children’s Neurosciences Research Center
    Dodson Neuro Research Endowment
    The Arcuate
    Primary steps for primary care: Sleep disorders in epilepsy and cerebral palsy
    Infantile Spasms- Primary Steps for Primary Care
    Staring Spells – Primary Steps for Primary Care
    Febrile Seizures – Primary Steps for Primary Care
    The Arcuate – Neuroscience Research
    Early Identification and Improving Life-Long Outcomes in Cerebral Palsy Patients
    New-Onset Seizure Clinic Seeks to Decrease Wait Time for Initial Evaluation
    BE FAST to Recognize the Signs of Pediatric Stroke
    Pioneering Surgery Disconnects Left Side of Brain to Stop Child’s Daily Seizures
    Teen Becomes First in North Texas to Undergo Landmark Brain Surgery for Epilepsy
     
    Transcript
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    Host:  Hello and welcome to this edition of Doc Talk. We're honored and excited today to be speaking with key researchers at Cook Children's Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center. We're joined by Dr. Scott Perry, Medical Director of N

    • 29 min

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