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Pancreatic Exocrine Dysfunction Occurs After Islet Autoimmunity in T1D

Pancreatic Exocrine Dysfunction Occurs After Islet Autoimmunity in T1D

A new study suggests that pancreatic exocrine dysfunction develops after initiation of islet cell autoimmunity, suggesting that exocrine dysfunction is related to diabetes disease pathogenesis itself.

Family-Based Therapy Feasible for Overweight, Obese Children and Their Parents

Family-Based Therapy Feasible for Overweight, Obese Children and Their Parents

Higher-dose and specialized treatment content designed to help families maintain weight-control behaviors following family-based behavioral weight loss treatment enhances weight outcomes.

Improving Vascular Function in Pediatric T1D With Metformin

Improving Vascular Function in Pediatric T1D With Metformin

Study aimed to determine the effect of metformin on vascular health in children with T1D and above average weight.

Examining the Benefits of Statins, ACE Inhibitors in T1D With Albumin Excretion

Examining the Benefits of Statins, ACE Inhibitors in T1D With Albumin Excretion

Lower incidence of microalbuminuria was noted with the use of ACE inhibitors vs placebo.

Does Serum Vitamin D in Pregnancy Alter T1D Development Risk in Children?

Does Serum Vitamin D in Pregnancy Alter T1D Development Risk in Children?

Study finds for the first time that during pregnancy the associations between serum 25OHD concentration and 2 single nucleotide polymorphisms are stronger in mothers of children with T1D.

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Adiposity, Puberty Onset in Offspring

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Adiposity, Puberty Onset in Offspring

Researchers assessed the impact of maternal gestational diabetes on insulin resistance and adiposity in adolescent offspring.

Do Financial Incentives Increase Glucose Monitoring in Teens With T1D?

Do Financial Incentives Increase Glucose Monitoring in Teens With T1D?

Daily financial incentives improved glucose monitoring, but not glycemic control.

Trick or Treat: Tips for Diabetes Management on Halloween

Trick or Treat: Tips for Diabetes Management on Halloween

With a little communication, children with diabetes can still enjoy Halloween festivities.

Predicting Hypocalcemia in Children Following Thyroidectomy: Is PTH Level Useful?

Predicting Hypocalcemia in Children Following Thyroidectomy: Is PTH Level Useful?

While parathyroid hormone levels may be used to anticipate calcium decline, a "normal" PTH level does not always correctly predict postoperative calcium level.

Safety, Efficacy of Early Thyroidectomy in Pediatric MEN2

Safety, Efficacy of Early Thyroidectomy in Pediatric MEN2

Early thyroidectomy was preventative in a majority of pediatric patients with MEN2.

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