Children with type 1 diabetes transitioning to adult diabetic care face unique challenges, including whether they have neuropathic lesions at the time of transition. Researchers sought to assess the neuropathic condition of this patient population to better define their needs.
Exercise plays an important part in treating diabetes, but physically active patients with type 1 diabetes face challenges to maintain normal blood-glucose levels.
Investigators studied the bones of adults who had thyroid cancer as children to find out if treatment for the disease carried consequences into adulthood.
Children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may face certain health challenges that grow worse over time and follow them into adulthood.
Larger body size during childhood was found to have direct causal effect on CVD outcomes in adulthood.
In data collected from 6 geographic areas of the US from 2001 to 2017, the estimated prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents increased. Potential reasons emerged from the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study.
A smaller dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine safely triggers a strong immune response in children as young as 5 years.
There is a markedly increased risk for poor response to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) among children with asthma and a high body mass index.
Obesity rates and the incidence of malignant thyroid nodules have been increasing among younger patients in the US; there may be an association.
Symptoms of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in children are not always immediately recognized by primary care providers.
Diagnosing central precocious puberty in young girls often requires subjecting children to multiple blood tests. Researchers say they discovered a simpler, less invasive way to make the diagnosis.