Researchers sought to evaluate the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on joint pain, physical function, and health-related quality of life.
The risk for type 1 and type 2 diabetes from childhood into adulthood is increased in preterm-born individuals.
Children of women with diabetes diagnosed before or during pregnancy are at increased risk for early-onset cardiovascular disease.
The brains of obese teens show damage, possibly related to inflammation.
Teens who undergo bariatric surgery may be at increased risk for nutritional deficiencies years later.
Alendronate treatment decreases fracture risk in children with other chronic diseases affecting bone; similar long-term outcomes are anticipated in children and adolescents with HIV.
Efforts to decrease sugar-sweetened beverage consumption during the past decade have been successful.
In the United States, prediabetes occurs in about 1 in 5 adolescents and 1 in 4 young adults.
The FDA has expanded the indication for Toujeo (insulin glargine; Sanofi) 300 Units/mL to include treatment of pediatric patients aged ≥6 years with diabetes mellitus.
The high prevalence of overweight and obesity in youth with T1D was consistent across a multinational cohort and persistent over time.
A significantly lower hair cortisol concentration was observed in patients with asthma compared with healthy controls, suggesting that this measurement may be used to detect individuals at risk for hypocortisolism.