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Children with type 1 diabetes can safely delay vision screenings

September 4, 2015

Eye screenings for diabetic retinopathy in children with type 1 diabetes should begin at age 15 years or 5 years after diabetes diagnosis, whichever comes later, according to research in Ophthalmology.

In a retrospective cohort study of children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes receiving eye exams, researchers found that diabetic retinopathy in children was rare, even in those with poor glucose control or diagnosed at a very young age.

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NAFLD prevalent in adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery

September 4, 2015
In the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study, researchers found that more than half of obese adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery had nonalcoholic…
Diva DeLeon In the Journals

Diabetes risk high after near-total pancreatectomy

September 3, 2015
The risk for developing diabetes is high among children with hyperinsulinism who undergo near-total pancreatectomy, according to recent study findings published in The
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Diabetes control poorer in children of parents with lower military rank

September 3, 2015
Children with type 1 diabetes and at least one parent who is an enlisted service member are more likely to have higher HbA1c levels and diabetes-related hospitalizations…
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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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Vlog: Global endocrinology community gathers for ICE/ENDO 2014

June 21, 2014
Ronald Tamler, MD, PhD, MBA, clinical director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center and a member of the Endocrine Today
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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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In the Journals

Children with type 1 diabetes can safely delay vision screenings

September 4, 2015
Eye screenings for diabetic retinopathy in children with type 1 diabetes should begin at age 15 years or 5 years after diabetes diagnosis, whichever…
In the Journals

NAFLD prevalent in adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery

September 4, 2015
In the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study, researchers found that more than half of obese adolescents undergoing bariatric…
Diva DeLeon In the Journals

Diabetes risk high after near-total pancreatectomy

September 3, 2015
The risk for developing diabetes is high among children with hyperinsulinism who undergo near-total pancreatectomy, according to recent study…
In the Journals

Diabetes control poorer in children of parents with lower military rank

September 3, 2015
Children with type 1 diabetes and at least one parent who is an enlisted service member are more likely to have higher HbA1c levels and…
In the Journals

Calcitriol, calcium supplements increase nephrocalcinosis risk in hypoparathyroidism

September 1, 2015
Risks for nephrocalcinosis and decreased estimated glomerular filtration rate were found among children with hypoparathyroidism who were treated with…
Markus Juonala In the Journals

Addition of parent BMI increases prediction of eligibility for bariatric surgery

August 31, 2015
Eligibility for bariatric surgery in adulthood may be predicted using a combination of a child’s and parent’s BMI at baseline assessment…
‘Healthy Happy Meal’ bills could reduce children’s fat, sodium, caloric intake In the Journals

‘Healthy Happy Meal’ bills could reduce children’s fat, sodium, caloric intake

August 31, 2015
A proposed NYC bill could reduce calories, sodium and calories from fat in children’s combination meals at fast food restaurant chains…
Jack Yanovski In the Journals

Brief interruption of sedentary behavior improves blood glucose in children

August 27, 2015
Children’s blood glucose levels could be improved by simply taking short breaks to walk during sedentary activities, according to recent study…
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High BMI associated with lower IQ scores in children

August 26, 2015
A higher body mass index in preschool-aged children is associated with lower IQ scores, though certain socioeconomic factors can mitigate that link…
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Obesity among children, adolescents more prevalent in U.S. than Canada

August 26, 2015
Compared with Canada, the prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States is higher, with the difference more pronounced among girls than boys…
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