Pediatrics

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way the body uses glucose, also called sugar, to fuel the body’s cells. People with diabetes have too much glucose in their blood, and a poor mechanism for converting it to energy. Without proper management, diabetes can cause severe problems throughout the body.

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This chronic condition was once known as “juvenile diabetes.” With it, the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone the body needs to convert blood glucose (also called blood sugar) into energy. Type 1 diabetes can develop at any age, but it is most commonly diagnosed in children and adolescents. It can result in life-threatening complications.

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This is a name for several forms of swelling of the skin. We also call it “dermatitis.” In many people it affects the cheeks, the insides of the elbows, or the skin behind the knees. You may have dermatitis on your hands or feet, or on your buttocks. It isn’t a contagious condition.

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A migraine is an intense, throbbing headache that may be accompanied by nausea or dizziness. A migraine can last from hours to days.

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This condition is an accumulation of excess fat that results in a body weight considered unhealthy for a person’s height. Excess weight can increase the likelihood of diseases and health problems.

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This condition is an inflammation and swelling of your sinuses. These are hollow, air-filled cavities in your skull. They open into your nasal passages. Sinusitis can be a painful condition. For some people, it can become a chronic problem.

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These are substances given to you to help protect your body from disease. Vaccines can be made from dead or weakened germs, or from portions of germs. A vaccine introduces your body to a disease in a safe way. It stimulates your body’s immune system to protect you against the disease without causing you to become sick.

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An area of medicine focused on the physical, behavioral, and mental health of children, from minor health problems to serious diseases.

Our Services

  • ADHD
  • Allergy testing
  • Asthma
  • Childhood diseases
  • Circumcision (infant)
  • Diabetes management
  • Earaches
  • Eczema
  • Epilepsy
  • Infant care
  • Migraine
  • Newborn care
  • Obesity
  • Pap smear
  • Pediatric care
  • Physical exams
  • Preventive care
  • Sinusitis
  • Stomach aches
  • Syncope
  • Vaccinations
  • Well baby care
  • Well-child exams

Specialties

In addition to regular well-child checkups and immunizations, our pediatricians are trained to diagnose and treat a broad range of childhood illnesses. Our pediatricians focus on babies, children, adolescents, and young adults, seeking to manage the physical, behavioral, and mental health of children from birth until age 21. Beginning around…

Locations

1288 W. 12700 S.,
Riverton, UT 84065

12391 S. 4000 W.,
Riverton, UT 84096

3725 West 4100 South,
West Valley, UT 84120

3181 W. 9000 S.,
West Jordan, UT 84088

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