Weight, metabolic health, and overall quality of life improved 3 years after bariatric surgery.
Consumption of foods and beverages with low-calorie sweeteners such as aspartame, sucralose, and saccharin rose 200% among children between 1999 and 2012.
Treatment with growth hormone did not affect insulin sensitivity or insulin secretion in girls with Turner syndrome.
Best practices have been developed for managing children with celiac disease, according to a special article published online in Pediatrics.
Neonates born to mothers exposed to beta-blockers at the time of delivery have increased risk of neonatal hypoglycemia and bradycardia.
Student-athletes have similar rates of obesity and high blood pressure as non-athletes, according to research published in The Journal of Pediatrics.
When teenagers are overweight, parents and doctors should encourage a healthy lifestyle rather than focus on the number on the scale.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that the evidence is currently insufficient to weigh the balance of benefits and harms of screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents (aged 20 years or younger).
Physicians should be aware of the "female athlete triad," which includes amenorrhea, osteoporosis, and disordered eating.
The intervention combination can reduce preventable hypoglycemic events in hospitalized children receiving insulin.
Children who experienced acute arterial ischemic stroke were more likely to experience abnormal blood pressure, high blood glucose, and/or fever.