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Welcome to the Grand Health Institute Pediatric Sleep Center

We offer expert diagnosis, treatment and care for sleep disorders for children of all ages. Led by Dr. S. Shahzeidi MD, our pediatric sleep team is skilled in the evaluation and management of children with behavioral and physiological sleep disorders.

Dr. Shahzeidi is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, and Sleep Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. We know the importance of your pediatrician in the comprehensive care of your child, and will promptly and thoroughly communicate with him or her - your child's pediatrician is always part of our care team.
  Sleep Related Articles
Can Diabetes Affect Your Sleep Schedule?
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month
November 14 is World Diabetes Day


(Dec 04, 2016)
Sleep and Diabetes: The Secret Link
(by webmd.com)
Researchers are studying the link between shut-eye and diabetes. What they're finding is that how you sleep - how well, how little, or how long - can help determine whether you get the disease or not.
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(Dec 01, 2016)
Sleep Longer To Lower Blood Glucose Levels
(by webmd.com)
Doctors and scientists have known for decades that insufficient sleep affects the body's hormone levels and ability to regulate and metabolize glucose.
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(Nov 29, 2016)
Can Diabetes Affect Your Sleep Schedule?
(by healthline.com)
1) Tossing and turning all night is common in people who have diabetes.
2) It's common to compensate for a lack of sleep by eating an excess amount of food to try to gain energy through calories.
3) Certain sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, are more common in people who have diabetes.
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(Nov 26, 2016)
The Sleep-Diabetes Connection
(by webmd.com)
Not sleeping? Check your blood sugar levels.
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Happy Thanksgiving
(Nov 24, 2016)
Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving from Dr Shahzeidi and all of us at Grand Health Institute.

After Train Crash, Transit Regulators Targeting Sleep Apnea
(Nov 21, 2016)
After Train Crash, Transit Regulators Targeting Sleep Apnea
(by foxnews.com)
Federal regulators are urging railroads across the country to test train operators for obstructive sleep apnea after the engineer in September's deadly New Jersey commuter train crash was found to have the fatigue-inducing disorder.
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Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease
(Nov 19, 2016)
Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease
(by philly.com)
For people with chronic kidney disease, poor sleep may boost the chances that their illness will worsen, new research suggests.
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Pope Says Sleeping 'Like a Log' Helps Him Handle Stress
(Nov 17, 2016)
Pope Says Sleeping 'Like a Log' Helps Him Handle Stress
(by abcnews.go.com)
Pope Francis says sleeping six hours "like a log" each night is part of his secret for managing job stress.
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Sleep for Health
(Nov 15, 2016)
Sleep for Health
(by wbrc.com)
According to one survey conducted by the Better Sleep Council, about half of Americans say they don't get enough sleep, but most of them don't take any action to improve their situation. We all know sleep is important to our health, and just one simple change could make a difference.
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Disturbed Sleep Increases the Risk of Having an Irregular Heartbeat
(Nov 13, 2016)
Disturbed Sleep Increases the Risk of Having an Irregular Heartbeat
(by dailymail.co.uk)
If you often wake up in the middle of the night the impact could be more serious than bleary eyes the next day. A major study suggests people who fail to sleep all the way through the night are at increased risk of heart complications.
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Happy Veteran's Day
(Nov 11, 2016)
Happy Veteran's Day
Thank you to all of those who have served and continue to serve! From all of us at Grand Health Institute.

Kendall Jenner Reveals Health Scare: What Is Sleep Paralysis?
(Nov 09, 2016)
Kendall Jenner Reveals Health Scare: What Is Sleep Paralysis?
(by abcnews.go.com)
Model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner revealed she often wakes up feeling paralyzed in an upcoming episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians."

"I wake up in the middle of the night and I can't move," Jenner, 20, said in a newly-released sneak peek of the episode.
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How Sleep Enhances Studying
(Nov 07, 2016)
How Sleep Enhances Studying
(by psychologytoday.com)
Studies have also been interested in whether sleep matters for learning. Research suggests that if you study new material and then sleep, you remember the information better than if you study new material and stay awake for an equivalent amount of time.
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Kids With Sleep Apnea More Likely to Have Depression
(Nov 05, 2016)
Kids With Sleep Apnea More Likely to Have Depression
(by foxnews.com)
As a teenager, John struggled with severe anxiety, depression...
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Sleep Poorly? You May Eat Too Much the Next Day
(Nov 03, 2016)
Sleep Poorly? You May Eat Too Much the Next Day
(by nytimes.com)
Did you not get enough sleep last night? You may find yourself overeating today.

That's the conclusion investigators came to after reviewing data on 172 participants in 11 sleep studies. The study designs varied, but they all tested people after a night of restricted sleep, usually about four hours, and then after a night of normal rest.
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Disrupted Child Sleep Triggered by Mobile Devices at Bedtime
(Nov 01, 2016)
Disrupted Child Sleep Triggered by Mobile Devices at Bedtime
(by dailytech.com)
Lack of sleep and poor quality sleep are major public health concerns for children and adolescents. The number one culprit? Access to and the use of mobile devices, especially at bedtime.
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Sleep Related Articles Archive
"How to Supercharge the Way You Learn" - "How Long Can We Stay Awake" - "Can You Learn in Your Sleep" - "Sleep Apnea in Kids: More Than a Sleep Problem?" - "Kids' Snoring Linked to Hyperactivity" .... and more.
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GHI is Proud to Announce Amazing Success Story
GHI is proud to announce another successful case of our young hero on his way to a more fulfilling life. Santiago was given a tracheotomy at an early age to help him overcome breathing difficulties...
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(Video)
Back-to-School Kids Sleeping Habits
(by wusa9.com - Great Day Washington)
+ Dr Shahzeidi was the guest on the "Great Day Washington" morning show.
Topics: According to the CDC, children are not getting enough sleep and early school start times are also to blame.
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  Featured Stories
29th Annual Sleep Meeting in Seattle WA

Dr Shahzeidi
Dr Shahzeidi with Washington State insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler during 29th Annual Sleep Meeting in Seattle WA (June 6-10, 2015)
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
From Timothy Morgenthaler, MD President

Dear Dr. Shahzeidi: Committees play an integral role in supporting the mission and advancing the goals of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), and volunteer committee members are central to these efforts. The Board of Directors sincerely appreciates your services as a member of the Coding and Compliance Committee and your commitment to the field of sleep medicine.

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  Our Location
Dr Shahzeidi The Grand Health Institute Pediatric Sleep Center, is located in the Grand Doubletree Hotel Condominium we have an array of facilities available for you right in the retail complex, no need to walk a block or drive a mile.

When you arrive to the Grand Doubletree Hotel Condominium and once you pass through the automated double doors, you can ask the concierge at the front desk to direct you to the Grand Health Institute. Our Clinic is located up the escalators and to your right.

Address: 1717 N. Bayshore Dr. Ste. 217, Miami FL 33132
Telephone: 305.728.0505
Fax: 305.728.0515
  Accreditation
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Logo September 2014
Grand Health Institute Sleep Center in Miami Receives Program Accreditation

MIAMI, FL - June 11, 2014 - Grand Health Institute Sleep Center in Miami recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

"The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Grand Health Institute Sleep Center on meeting the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center," said Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler, AASM president.

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