The combination of high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT with computational finite element analysis is a noninvasive method for assessing bone strength development and microarchitecture during pubertal growth.
Metformin might improve whole-body and peripheral insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
Gestational diabetes is associated with an increased risk for diabetes in offspring during childhood and youth.
Complication rates are low following surgery for pediatric thyroid disease at a high-volume center.
Researchers examined the link between body mass index class and Edmonton Obesity Staging System for Pediatrics to predict health risk.
The 2009 changes to the U.S. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) was associated with a change in the trend of obesity prevalence among 2- to 4-year-old children.
The addition of timing measures of C-peptide responsiveness may partly explain the glycated hemoglobin variation at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.
Pediatric patients with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes consider home-based video visits with healthcare providers to be feasible and satisfactory.
Adjusting threshold levels of 17-OHP to reflect gestational age and birth weight might be a safe and efficient strategy to improve screening for CAH in newborns.
Closed-loop insulin administration appears to be better targeted and may be more effective in children with type 1 diabetes compared with sensor-augmented pump therapy.
This policy statement is the first time that the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended taxes on sugary drinks.