Although increases in hemoglobin and hematocrit levels were recorded, findings support the safety of cross-sex hormones for transgender teens.
Multiple studies at ENDO 2017 highlighted the dangers linked to both environmental toxin and common household chemical exposure.
Researchers have identified the barriers to school nurse-led implementation of pediatric obesity management guidelines.
The effects of repeat doses of antenatal betamethasone were assessed in 185 eligible pediatric patients.
At the end of a 3-month period, adolescents with type 2 diabetes experienced decreased HbA1c levels after using insulin pump therapy.
Black and Latino youth were less likely to undergo an eye examination for diabetic retinopathy within 6 years of their diagnosis.
Girls with obesity were more likely to have a higher allergy score than both normal-weight girls and both obese and normal-weight boys, according
Investigators found early signs of kidney disease, retinopathy, arterial stiffness, and hypertension in adolescents with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Researchers identified a 15-fold increase in diagnoses of vitamin D deficiency in children between 2008 and 2014.
Early psychotic symptoms in child or adolescent patients were predictive of elevated BMI and waist circumference scores.
Keeping blood sugar at lower levels does not confer extra benefit in critically ill infants and children.
The evidence-based clinical practice guideline focuses on the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.
The guidelines focused on idiopathic short stature, growth hormone deficiency, and primary IGF-I deficiency.
A case report suggested that combination therapy with growth hormone and anastrozole may improve final height in congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
The use of hydrolyzed vs nonhydrolyzed cow's milk-based infant formula does not appear to reduce risk for islet autoimmunity.
Overweight and obese children seem to be more likely than others to develop postoperative surgical site infections.
Infection, rather than antibiotic use, is associated with increased risk of childhood obesity.
Consumption of foods and beverages with low-calorie sweeteners such as aspartame, sucralose, and saccharin rose 200% among children between 1999 and 2012.
Severely obese adolescents who underwent gastric bypass surgery experienced significant weight loss that was maintained over long-term follow-up.
Early detection and quick treatment with levothyroxine are essential in treating children with congenital hypothyroidism.
Children born to obese parents may be more likely to experience developmental delays.
The system allows patients and their caregivers to access glucose measurements through their pump or through a mobile app.
Treatment with growth hormone did not affect insulin sensitivity or insulin secretion in girls with Turner syndrome.
The USPSTF recommends that children and adolescents older than age 6 years should be screened for obesity.
Children and adolescents with a diagnosis of depression or who have used antidepressants were more likely to have a higher BMI.
Researchers assessed the safety and efficacy of meal replacement plus topiramate vs placebo for BMI reduction in adolescents with severe obesity.
High-molecular-weight adiponectin appears to be a reliable predictor of treatment response in children and teens with type 2 diabetes.
As children age, the impact of changes in HbA1c and BMI on LDL cholesterol and non-HDL cholesterol levels increases.
Neonatal phototherapy is not associated with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in Pediatrics.
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