What is Vitamin D and What does it do?

By Lisa Gangemi M.S in Nutrition, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist ‘Get outside and soak up some Vitamin D’ is a phrase we are very familiar with hearing in the summer months. However, Vitamin D is NOT a vitamin, it is a ‘prohormone’ and most of us are unable to spend enough time in the sun to […]

What is Anemia and What Causes It?

By Lisa Gangemi M.S in Nutrition, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Anemia is a condition that occurs when your body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a protein that is part of red blood cells. Hemoglobin binds oxygen to red blood cells and transports it to all cells, tissues, muscles and organs […]

May 26, 2020

Please click on here to read the article on “Routine Vaccinations, Wellness Visits for Babies and Kids During the Coronavirus Pandemic” published by Johns Hopkins

March 17, 2020

Many of us have been researching and practicing updated recommendations concerning COVID-19 as we are learning them.  If you haven’t started to do so already, please follow the suggestions listed in this post.  All information comes from most most current and available updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I. BE AWARE […]

March 15, 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, we are taking extra precautions to care for our Island Kids Pediatrics family – our patients and you. We are actively monitoring COVID-19 by staying close to the official guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We’re thinking of every touch point that our patients may encounter while entering Island […]