ADHD by David S Katz, MD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD 

As I sat down to write this article, Daniel came by to offer his assistance.  Daniel is 29 years old. He happens to have Down Syndrome. He grew up in our office as a patient and now works here part time. When I told Daniel what I was writing, he offered me some excellent advice.  He said that each child comes from a different situation and needs to be treated as an individual. Continue reading “ADHD by David S Katz, MD”

5-2-1-0 AAP Diet Plan -John Roth MD

A few simple numbers to help solve the very complicated and growing problem of obesity.

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Louisville ranks eighth as the fattest city in the United States.

Thirty-nine percent of Kentucky children are overweight led by greater than 50 percent of the urban and rural poor. These numbers foreshadow significant health problems for these children in the future with heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, gallstones and joint breakdown most likely. Besides the personal suffering this entails, our society will have the burden of increased healthcare costs and an unhealthy workforce. Continue reading “5-2-1-0 AAP Diet Plan -John Roth MD”

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