Long Beach Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital
The event served as the perfect way to kick-off National Diabetes Awareness Month, which runs throughout November.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes.
By: Aileen Imai, injury prevention coordinator, Kohl’s Cares Injury Prevention Program, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach
The chance to dress up in costume, run around the neighborhood after dark and stock up on sweets makes Halloween the highlight of the year for many kids.
Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach is partnering with the Belmont Shore Business Association (BSBA) for iWalk & Shop 4 Kids. iWalk & Shop 4 Kids is a new take on the annual iWalk…4 Kids 5K fundraising event benefiting Miller Children’s.
Former patients reunite with their care team members at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Rehabilitation Reunion at Miller Children’s.
Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach hosted a series of reunions to bring together former patients, their families and the care teams who helped them recover during their hospital stay, for a day of beach-themed fun and celebration.
Surrounded by friends, family and supporters, Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patientscarried the torch across the finish line at the 31st Annual Champions Run for Life Torch Run.
On Saturday, June 11, more than 200 current and former pediatric cancer and blood disorder patients from Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach crossed the finish line with their sponsors at the 31st Annual Champions Run for Life “Torch Run.”
Eliezer Nussbaum, M.D.
Eliezer Nussbaum, M.D., nationally renowned children’s health care pioneer and a prolific medical researcher, medical school professor and author of medical books and novels has been elected Chief of Staff at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, one of the nation’s 10 largest children’s hospitals.
The BirthCare Center at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach joined proud parents Armando and Ruby welcoming their new baby girl (Sarah) – one of the babies delivered on Leap Day at Miller Children’s.
Kristin Mascotti, M.D.
One of the nation’s highly respected physician leaders and innovators in clinical quality and best practice, evidence-based medicine has joined Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach as the Quality Medical Officer.
Long Beach Memorial is one of just 5% of U.S. hospitals and the only Southern California community-based teaching hospital recognized for continuous, outstanding dedication to patient safety by maintaining an “A” grade in every Hospital Safety Score evaluation.
Attendees of the Diabetes Family Festival fill a giant circle, the universal symbol for diabetes, to help spread awareness about this growing epidemic.
About 29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. The Long Beach community has a high prevalence of diabetes – as high as 24 percent in some areas.