Paper Chase #3 & #4: Media Devices, Sleep and DiabetesFrom December 2017, You Pierced Your What, Son!?
Bottom Line: Bedtime access to and use of a media device were significantly associated with the following: inadequate sleep quantity, poor sleep quality, and excessive daytime sleepiness. In addition there is an inverse association between sleep duration and T2D risk markers for diabetes in …10min 38Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoffrey R. Simon, MD
Screen Time & ObesityFrom March 2016, Trippin' In Vegas!
Kids are spending increasing time exposed to media. Data suggests that children are spending anywhere from 2-11 hours/day in front of some form of media. Defining what media is (ie: tv, tablet, computer) and minimizing as much as possible is important. Media time leads to sedentary habits, poor …16min 27Mizuho Morrison, DO and Nick DeBlasio, MD
Cyber-BullyingFrom March 2016, Trippin' In Vegas!
Understanding the dark side of social media is important to understand what risks our adolescent patients are exposed to. Cyber-bullying, sexting, and being vulnerable to sexual predators online are all very real and potentially silent risks. As caregivers to teens and their families it is vital we …29min 22Diane Tanaka MD, Solomon Behar, MD, and Mizuho Morrison, DO