DIABETES FAMILIES has been developed by Helaine Ciporen, L.C.S.W., and is based on her work counseling families at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Hall Family Center for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in New York City. Dedicated to reversing the trend of obesity in children, Ms. Ciporen writes, lectures, develops innovative health education materials and events, and is involved in research studies about type 2 diabetes in children. DIABETES FAMILIES is her effort to share her experience, as a mother and health care professional, to guide more families towards good health habits and a happier future. [View full bio]
The views expressed here are those of the author and do not reflect the opinions of the Mount Sinai Medical Center.