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Tips for Parents of Kids With Ulcerative Colitis

After your child is diagnosed with IBD, you may feel guilty. But it’s not your fault. Here’s how to support them.

By Mandy Patterson
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Help for High School and College Students with ADHD

Chances are your ADHD teen struggles with organzation. But now a number of mobile apps are out there that can help keep him or her on track. Here are some good ones.

By Eileen Bailey
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Acid Reflux vs. Eating Disorders in Teens

Could potential signs of an eating disorder simply just indicate acid reflux in your child? Learn why these two conditions may get confused.

By Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
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Kids’ Top Questions About Psoriatic Arthritis

Dealing with this disease is tough. Answering your child’s questions about it can be even tougher. Here’s what to tell them.

By Alison Gwinn
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9 Facts About Childbirth With Type 1 Diabetes

If you're a woman with type 1 diabetes, having children can present challenges, but it is possible to have healthy, happy babies. Here’s what you need to know.

By Ginger Vieira
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Must-Ask Questions for Your Kid’s MS Doctor

Knowing the right questions to ask your doctor can help you (and your child) understand exactly what a pediatric MS diagnosis means.

By Claire Gillespie
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School Success With Pediatric MS

We've got simple, doable advice for helping your child with MS manage recess, homework, fatigue and more.

By Holly Pevzner
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Helping Kids With MS Manage Relapses

Children with multiple sclerosis tend to have more frequent flare-ups than adults with the condition do. Here’s what you need to know to help them navigate their symptoms so they can focus on what they do best: being kids.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash
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Ready, Set, Go! How to Keep Kids With MS Active

Don’t let a multiple sclerosis diagnosis sideline your kid from sports and play. Give them—and their cardiovascular and muscular systems—a boost with these fitness tips.

By Sheila M. Eldred
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The Advice That Helped Most When My Child Was Diagnosed With MS

Here’s the first thing to know if your family is coping with a diagnosis of pediatric multiple sclerosis: You’re not alone.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash