Insulin resistance may play an intermediary role in the relationship between adiposity and lumbar spine bone mass in adolescents.
Triponderal mass index alone and in combination with body mass index (BMI) or subscapular skinfold thickness was not superior to BMI alone for estimating obesity-related outcomes in adulthood.
From 2005 through 2014, an estimated 14,178 metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) procedures were performed among pediatric patients aged 20 years and younger with severe obesity.
High childhood body mass index is strongly correlated with slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
Guidelines have been updated to support the health care transition from adolescence to adulthood.
Thyroid stimulating hormone levels at diagnosis and the L-thyroxine dose through treatment may distinguish between permanent and transient congenital hypothyroidism.
Breastfeeding is inversely associated with body mass index z scores measured at 12 months, and the association is attenuated with formula supplementation by six months.
Primary cancer rates and mortality risk were no higher for pediatric patients treated with growth hormone therapy.
Following an educational intervention, residents from pediatrics and med-ped residency programs have an increase in total emotional intelligence.
The guideline highlights shared decision making among patients, their families, and physicians for the management of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
To understand the associations between exposure to gestational diabetes and the risk for maternal glucose metabolism and childhood adiposity, researchers followed a cohort of mothers and children for a median of 11.4 years.
The AAP recommends that youth who identify as TGD have access to comprehensive, gender affirming, and developmentally appropriate health care.
Total thyroxine in newborns was measured by heel-stick blood spot test.
Altered serum levels of nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase, omentin-1, and caspase-cleaved cytokeratin 18 fragment M30 in children with type 1 diabetes may signify metabolic differences that do not stabilize with insulin treatment.
Individuals with higher executive function performance at baseline experienced slower increases in HbA1c.
From 2013 to 2016 there was an increase in children's participation in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
The risk for meningioma was not significantly higher in patients who did not receive radiotherapy.
In the last 5 years, many clinicians have faced tough questions about how best to serve transgender youth while doing no harm.
Investigators sought to determine the effect of birth weight, weight gain from 0 to 2 years, and adiposity on insulin resistance and sensitivity in early adolescence.
Investigators sought to improve growth-monitoring programs by examining existing algorithms and examined the effect of using WHO vs national growth charts on algorithm performance.
Counseling about impaired fertility and sexual function for at-risk pediatric populations in developmentally appropriate ways is essential.
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Pediatric Committee has updated their 2012 evidence-based guidelines.
The lifestyle physical activity program included weight education, control, self-monitoring, behavioral change techniques, and maintenance of behavior change.
There are 14 states that perform a routine second screening in infants at approximately 2 weeks of age.
It is critical for us to remember that children are not little adults. Pediatric-onset diabetes is different from adult-onset diabetes due to its distinct epidemiology, pathophysiology, developmental considerations, and response to therapy.
The transition from pediatric to adult care for type 1 diabetes should be a gradual process, with a plan to make the change when the patient is ready, not at a pre-determined time.
Guidelines from The Endocrine Society, updated in 2017, advocate a shared decision-making approach regarding growth hormone therapy and advise against routine treatment for all children with idiopathic short stature.
ISPAD recommends adjustments for fluid management regarding rehydration rates in children and adolescents with diabetes ketoacidosis.
The MiniMed 670G system measures glucose levels every 5 minutes and automatically adjusts insulin delivery to avoid highs and lows.
In children with type 1 diabetes, the Omnipod hybrid closed-loop personal model system was safe and performed well.
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