Blog Archive

Formula Shortage May 15th, 2022

Hello everyone, What a crazy time we are living in. Many of you are struggling to find formula for your baby. Here is a link that I hope will help. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our office and we will help however we can....

A Word from your pediatricians about COVID and going back to school Jul 26th, 2021

The Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AzAAP)  provided a statement today, July 26, 2021, about how schools can reopen and keep students and staff safe and physically in school all year. We've given you a quick overview of the information and our recommendations. Our goal is to...

Get your kiddo's Pfizer COVID-19 Shot at GDP! Jul 18th, 2021

Hey everyone! We are super excited to have the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine available for all our patients 12 years and up. Our providers at Great Destinations Pediatrics highly encourage everyone 12 years and up to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. Our hope is to get all our...

A Quick Guide to Hydration and Electrolytes for Athletes of All Ages May 23rd, 2021

Hi everyone. Many of you know that I started running marathons a few years ago. I've played sports my whole life and studied sports nutrition throughout my medical career, but nothing could ever prepare me for the marathon. Without good "fuel"(nutrition), hydration, and electrolytes, the marathon will chew you up...

COVID-19 Apr 10th, 2021

GDP UPDATE: How GDP is Keeping You & Your Kiddos Safe & HealthyDuring the Pandemic COVID-19 Pandemic: What your GDP family is doing for you and your family.Our crew at Great Destinations has been working hard to keep up with all the latest research with COVID-19, present that research to you,...

If you hear “God Bless You” more than “Hello” this spring, you may want to read this …. Apr 6th, 2021

Blue skies, sunshine, and the smell of freshly mown grass and flowers tell us that spring is here at last. We turn our thoughts to picnics, bike rides, and simply enjoying the great outdoors. But for many of us, spring can be a time of sneezing, coughing, runny nose, itchy...

Happy Earth Day! Feb 28th, 2021

Happy Earth Day everyone!! Did you know that spending just 10 minutes in nature a day can reduce your stress level and improve your mental AND physical health. Even going in your backyard or to a park without your computer, phones, and electronics and walking for 10 minutes will lower...

Now Seeing Patients up to 20 Years of Age Jan 12th, 2021

We have some exciting news to share with you all! Due to the pandemic and adult clinics being stretched thin, we are now going to see our patients until the age of 20 years. This means we are going to allow our former patients to come back and continue to...