March 1, 2016

Deborah Gilboa, MD Feedback from TappMD Expert
Deborah Gilboa, MD
Does your child or teen take a water bottle with them to sports practice and games?
Does it often come back nearly full? Check out this article - and show them the infographic - to help them understand WHY to change that habit!

With many kids and families preparing for summer activities and sports, Safe Kids Oregon is encouraging parents and coaches to keep kids safe from sports and recreation injuries, including dehydration and heat illness.

Kids are at greater risk of dehydration and heat illnesses than adults because they generate more heat but sweat less. Knowing how much water is enough is an important part of keeping kids safe while at play.

Dehydration occurs when a body loses more water than it takes in (such as through sweating). When kids don’t drink enough water while…

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Deborah Gilboa, MD

Doctor G (Deborah Gilboa, MD) of AskDoctorG.com empowers parents to raise respectful, responsible and resilient kids. Around the country and around the world, she works with parents to increase their knowledge and to use the parenting instincts they already have. Doctor G focuses on practical tools and teaching skills, not just dishing out advice.