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Childhood Obesity: Perspective from a School Nurse (video interview)

By at January 12, 2011 | 1:10 pm | 1 Comments

Childhood Obesity: Perspective from a School Nurse (video interview)

Nurse Kimberly interviews Linda Neumann, a registered nurse at a local St. Louis school, about the childhood obesity epidemic. Ms. Neumann has been a nurse for almost 35 years, and isn't afraid to "tell it like it is". This is an eye-opening interview that really illustrates the severity of childhood obesity. It is evident from this interview that Ms. Nuemann not more...

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Are You Tired of Cooking After the Holidays?

By at January 9, 2011 | 6:09 pm | 0 Comment

Are You Tired of Cooking After the Holidays?

Hi everyone and Happy New Year. I hope your start to 2011 is going well. Over the last week I have been thinking about how so many of us go into the New Year with goals and hopes of developing healthier habits, including eating more nutritiously. A common complaint that many families have when trying to eat healthier in the New Year is that they are sick of being in more...

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Letter from Nurse Kimberly on 90 Pound Weight Loss

By at January 5, 2011 | 9:21 pm | 3 Comments

Letter from Nurse Kimberly on 90 Pound Weight Loss

Hi Everyone! Nurse Kimberly Here. I wanted to share a little bit about myself and why I am on a mission to help moms, dads, and families get healthy. It was not too long ago that when I would step on the scale it would scream a frightening almost 230 pounds. Being overweight was not something that happened suddenly. In fact, I had struggled with my weight for as long more...

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Dr. Kanafani Interview (video interview)

By at November 6, 2010 | 2:45 pm | 2 Comments

Dr. Kanafani Interview (video interview)

Nurse Kimberly interviews Dr. Nadim Kanafani, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. How do Children Get Adult Onset Diabetes? Obesity and genetic predisposition are both common threads in a child's development of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes was only previously ever seen in adults, and now children as young as 8 more...

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Picky Eater? Here’s Help!

By at October 20, 2010 | 10:27 pm | 1 Comments

Picky Eater? Here’s Help!

Written by: Kimberly Hickman, R.N. Picky Eaters Club: Does Your Child belong?  Are you a parent who can't get your child to eat anything green or healthy? If so, then keep reading. Kids need certain nutrients in their diet. Calcium, Fiber, Vitamins A, B, C, D, and E, Magnesium, and Potassium are some of the essentials that every growing child needs. There are many more...

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