Study showed gender-discordant metabolic impairment during puberty that was correlated with peak growth velocity in boys, but not in girls.
Further clinical trials are needed to explore the potential beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation, via fortified foods and/or dietary supplements, on insulin resistance, and possibly on weight management.
Parents and healthcare workers should carefully consider the risk for obesity in infants born to women with diabetes, especially infants born large for gestational age, and should initiate preventive measures where possible.
Early treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors such as dyslipidemia and hypertension will have long-term benefits with low risk and cost and should be more widely used in pediatric type 1 diabetes care.
Findings demonstrated a high incidence of sodium alterations in children following transsphenoidal surgery, with a 38% combined incidence of diabetes insipidus and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
Only approximately half of pediatric patients with a blood pressure reading ≥95th percentile would be correctly classified based on their initial blood pressure reading.
Children with T1D had statistically significantly higher prevalence rates of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and used more CV medication compared with a matched diabetes-free reference cohort in the period after the onset of diabetes.
Increased odds of fractures in pediatric patients with asthma may be associated with systemic corticosteroid use, but not with inhaled corticosteroid use.
Study investigated the correlations between age and body composition with trabecular morphology in a cohort of healthy girls age 9 to 18.
Study evaluated the safety and efficacy of autoantigen-specific therapy with alum-formulated glutamate decarboxylase in nondiabetic children with multiple islet autoantibodies.
More research is needed in order to better estimate hypoglycemic frequency in this population, determine the causes of these hypoglycemic episodes, and determine whether it is the sulfonylurea dose or outside factors that play a larger role.
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