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CornerStone Vol. 29, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2019
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A "Miracle Baby"
Groundbreaking Study Shows Promise for Correcting Common Misdiagnoses of Hyponatremia
NYU Winthrop's Neonatal Breakthroughs
Young Mother Finds Hope & Overcomes Breast Cancer Diagnosis Thanks to a Multidisciplinary Team Approach
Nutrition Services for Cancer Patients are Expanded
Does Acid Reflux in Infants Lead to Early-Onset Asthma?
Allergies and Asthma Are Nothing to Sneeze At!
Childhood Migraines – More Common Than You Think
Nationally Recognized Programs and Services
Flavored E-Cigs: Teen Gateway to a Lifetime of Nicotine Addiction
Gratitude Abounds at Second Annual Breakfast of Champions
Helping Patients Stay Steady on Their Feet
Annual Gala Raises More than $890,000
Expanding the Footprint for Stellar Patient Care
Where Medical Milestones Are Made
Lions Club International Multiple District 20-K2 Shows their Support for NYU Winthrop
Diabetes Executive Earns Elite Honor as a 2018 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
A "Bite of Hope" for Children with Diabetes
Local Resident Uses Her Talents to Give Back to Patients in the Neonatal ICU
Yuletide Ball Raises Vital Funds for Child Life Program
Cruizin' for a Cure
Lifting Spirits and Sharing Hope
An Outpouring of Support (and Toys!) for NYU Winthrop’s Smallest Patients
Is it the Forgetfulness of Old Age – or Alzheimer’s?
NYU Winthrop Chosen to Provide Ambulance Services to Garden City

A "Bite of Hope" for Children with Diabetes

NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Pediatric Diabetes Program hosted its Ninth Annual Bite of Hope Dinner at the Inn at New Hyde Park in November, honoring the Marro family of Carle Place and Youth Achievement Award recipient Daniel Panaro of Hauppage for their tireless efforts to raise funds for the cure. Over the years, Bite of Hope has raised more than $386,000 to benefit the Pediatric Diabetes Program and its multifaceted approach to treating young people with diabetes.

Recognized as one of the leading diabetes and endocrinology programs in the nation, NYU Winthrop’s Pediatric Diabetes Program was established in 2002 and continues to be at the forefront of groundbreaking treatment, education and care for children, adolescents and young adults with diabetes throughout the tri-state region. Proceeds from the Bite of Hope event are directly used for the psychosocial services provided by NYU Winthrop’s Pediatric Diabetes Program. Since these services are offered free to patients and are not reimbursed by insurance, the Program relies on philanthropic contributions to thrive.

For more information about NYU Winthrop’s Pediatric Diabetes Program, call 1-866-WINTHROP.