Children and adolescents with metabolically healthy obesity had higher carotid intima-media thickness compared with metabolically healthy individuals who were a normal weight.
Growth hormone replacement can raise irisin levels in children with growth hormone deficiency.
The American Diabetes Association issued a position statement outlining the recognition, management, and prevention of T2D in the pediatric population.
Normal height velocity can be maintained in prepubertal children during the catch-up growth period by reducing growth hormone dosage by 50%.
Insulin resistance may play an intermediary role in the relationship between adiposity and lumbar spine bone mass in adolescents.
Triponderal mass index alone and in combination with body mass index (BMI) or subscapular skinfold thickness was not superior to BMI alone for estimating obesity-related outcomes in adulthood.
With greater awareness, better therapeutics, and more precise imaging and biochemical assays, patients with acromegaly can be diagnosed and treated earlier and are oftentimes cured.
From 2005 through 2014, an estimated 14,178 metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) procedures were performed among pediatric patients aged 20 years and younger with severe obesity.
High childhood body mass index is strongly correlated with slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
The Endocrine Society has expressed concern regarding the FDA's position on use of BPA in commercial products.
Guidelines have been updated to support the health care transition from adolescence to adulthood.
Thyroid stimulating hormone levels at diagnosis and the L-thyroxine dose through treatment may distinguish between permanent and transient congenital hypothyroidism.
Researchers described signs and symptoms in the years prior to acromegaly diagnosis and reported on differences between men and women in their clinical manifestations.
Diazoxide treatment in children with congenital hyperinsulinism is associated most commonly with neutropenia, but also carries a risk for pulmonary hypertension.
Breastfeeding is inversely associated with body mass index z scores measured at 12 months, and the association is attenuated with formula supplementation by six months.
Primary cancer rates and mortality risk were no higher for pediatric patients treated with growth hormone therapy.
The Company is investigating the treatment as a combination with nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane; Celgene) for pancreatic cancers and other solid tumors.
There is a reduction in ovarian cancer risk associated with use of contemporary combined hormonal contraceptives.
One-third of the women enrolled in Michigan's Medicaid expansion program reported improved access to birth control and family planning services.
Following an educational intervention, residents from pediatrics and med-ped residency programs have an increase in total emotional intelligence.
The upper level of vitamin D recommended by the Endocrine Society can result in frequent hypercalciuria.
The guideline highlights shared decision making among patients, their families, and physicians for the management of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
To understand the associations between exposure to gestational diabetes and the risk for maternal glucose metabolism and childhood adiposity, researchers followed a cohort of mothers and children for a median of 11.4 years.
The AAP recommends that youth who identify as TGD have access to comprehensive, gender affirming, and developmentally appropriate health care.
Total thyroxine in newborns was measured by heel-stick blood spot test.
Altered serum levels of nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase, omentin-1, and caspase-cleaved cytokeratin 18 fragment M30 in children with type 1 diabetes may signify metabolic differences that do not stabilize with insulin treatment.
First-phase and glucose-potentiation of arginine-induced insulin secretion as assessed by acute C-peptide responses improved after the initiation of ivacaftor in children with cystic fibrosis.
Individuals with higher executive function performance at baseline experienced slower increases in HbA1c.
From 2013 to 2016 there was an increase in children's participation in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Increases in use of one or more contraceptive methods, dual-method use, long-acting reversibles.
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