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Outcomes worse for Black children with Type 1 diabetes, Children’s Minnesota study shows

The research found that Black children with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) were at a higher risk to be readmitted for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) compared to other racial groups, regardless of whether they lived in a high-opportunity or low-opportunity neighborhood.

Caroline Njau honored as one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that Caroline Njau, senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer, is one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders of 2022.

Children’s Minnesota attended the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting

Children’s Minnesota attended the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in April 2022!

Dr. Michael Richards receives 2021 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Infrastructure Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Richards for being awarded a $50,000 infrastructure grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants. The grant will support the Cancer and Blood Disorders program at Children’s Minnesota in offering clinical trials for state-of-the-art pediatric cancer therapies.

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The five W’s of clinical guidelines

Children’s Minnesota has created a number of clinical practice guidelines for health professionals that incorporate a review of the evidence and provide clear recommendations for managing certain conditions. Learn more about how clinicians can use them in their practice to provide top quality care to our patients and families.

185 Children’s Minnesota physicians named Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate 185 physicians who were recognized as 2021 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

Dr. Gigi Chawla featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors issue

Children’s Minnesota's Vice President, Chief of General Pediatrics, Dr. Gigi Chawla, was featured on the cover of the Mpls.St.Paul Magazine 2021 Top Doctors issue, along with a feature story about her career. This is the second time for Dr. Chawla to receive this honor. In the feature story, Dr. Chawla talks about the changes to pediatrics in her 20 years of practice.

Health experts share their insights about COVID-19 and kids in Minnesota Family Physician magazine

In the fall 2020 edition of Minnesota Family Physician magazine, Children’s Minnesota clinicians shared their expertise on the impact COVID-19 has had on kids, covering COVID-19 epidemiology, clinical trends and mental health considerations.

Reinventing health care: Children’s Minnesota responds to COVID-19

In the latest issue of MetroDocs, the membership journal of the Twin Cities Medical Society, Dr. Razaan Byrne, primary care pediatrician at Children’s Minnesota, writes about Children’s Minnesota’s response to COVID-19, and the organization’s extensive efforts to reinvent health care to meet the changing needs of patients in the midst of the global pandemic.

Elzie’s story: Labored breathing brings new family to Children’s Minnesota

Jordan and Jaare noticed their 5-week-old baby had labored breathing and later found out he had RSV at Children's Minnesota. They dedicate much of their lives to giving back to Children's Minnesota because of their amazing experience.