Pediatric Endocrinology Feature Archive

Smoothing the Care Team Transition for Youth With Type 1 Diabetes

Smoothing the Care Team Transition for Youth With Type 1 Diabetes

The transition from pediatric to adult care for type 1 diabetes should be a gradual process, with a plan to make the change when the patient is ready, not at a pre-determined time.

Idiopathic Short Stature: Expert Perspectives

Idiopathic Short Stature: Expert Perspectives

Guidelines from The Endocrine Society, updated in 2017, advocate a shared decision-making approach regarding growth hormone therapy and advise against routine treatment for all children with idiopathic short stature.

Growth and Development Differences During Puberty in Children With T1D

Growth and Development Differences During Puberty in Children With T1D

Study showed gender-discordant metabolic impairment during puberty that was correlated with peak growth velocity in boys, but not in girls.

Advisors to Senator Bernie Sanders Weigh in on Healthcare Inequalities in the United States

Advisors to Senator Bernie Sanders Weigh in on Healthcare Inequalities in the United States

Several factors contribute to healthcare inequalities in the United States. David Himmelstein, MD, from the City University of New York School of Urban Public Health at Hunter College, weighs in on the issue.

Changes in Metabolic Biomarkers in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Changes in Metabolic Biomarkers in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea treatment can impact metabolic alterations in children with obesity and OSA.

Teen-LABS: Bariatric Surgery Beneficial for Adolescents After 3 Years

Teen-LABS: Bariatric Surgery Beneficial for Adolescents After 3 Years

Weight, metabolic health, and overall quality of life improved 3 years after bariatric surgery.

Intense Training and Endocrine Disorders in Young Female Athletes

Intense Training and Endocrine Disorders in Young Female Athletes

Young female athletes my experience endocrine disorders, including menstrual problems and difficulty with bone mass, due to intense training.

Is Growth Hormone Use Really Rising Among Teens?

Is Growth Hormone Use Really Rising Among Teens?

Study showing increased GH use among teens may have inherent flaws.

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