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Because of Primex Laboratory’s holiday schedule, there will be no COVID19 testing at MVP Pediatric and Urgent Care on THURSDAY 12/24/20, and THURSDAY 12/31/20. Samples will be collected on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of 12/25/20-12/27/20 and 1/1/21 1/3/21, but will not be run until the following Monday (12/28/20 and 1/4/21, respectively). We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. After the holidays, the testing schedule will return to normal.
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Diabetes comes in two types. Type 1 diabetes actually used to be known as juvenile diabetes because it occurs from childhood, while type II diabetes develops later on, often in adulthood. However, even type 1 can occur in adulthood. Type 1 diabetes occurs due to the pancreas making little or no insulin and can be due to genetics, exposure to a virus, or other causes. The good news is that diabetes in kids is very manageable with monitoring, treatment, and lifestyle changes. Read on to learn about type 1 diabetes
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