From 2002 to 2015, there was a constant increase in the incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youth.
A once-weekly growth hormone replacement therapy demonstrated superiority over placebo for patients with adult growth hormone deficiency.
Gastroenterologists who are members of an EoE consortia are much more likely to routinely screen for adrenal insufficiency in children with eosinophilic esophagitis who are being treated with topical corticosteroids.
A public health screening for islet autoantibodies demonstrated prevalence of 0.31 percent among children aged 2 to 5 years.
A group of medical professionals in southern states opposes proposals that would limit transgender minors’ access to gender-affirming health care such as hormone therapy and surgery.
Fresenius Kabi announced the launch of Glucagon Emergency Kit for the treatment of severe hypoglycemic episodes in adult and pediatric patients with diabetes.
Real-world use of continuous glucose monitoring systems improves glycemic control and reduces the frequency of rare and dangerous events in pediatric type 1 diabetes.
Longer breastfeeding duration may protect against obesity in early childhood, while early introduction of solid foods may increase the risk for obesity.
In a large nationwide study, no association was found between prenatal or early childhood exposure to antibiotics and obesity in analyses of sibling and twin data.
For vitamin D-deficient overweight and obese children, high-dose supplementation with vitamin D does not improve measures of arterial endothelial function or stiffness, but it does result in reductions in blood pressure and fasting glucose concentration.
Continuous glucose monitoring may provide a better understanding of the early stages of diabetes progression in youth with cystic fibrosis.