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Hospital admittance failed to improve HbA1c in adolescents

Endocrine Today, February 2013
QUEBEC CITY — Elective hospital admission for adolescents with inadequately controlled type 1 diabetes is not an effective means to improve…
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Bariatric surgery in adolescents: Choose wisely

Endocrine Today, February 2013
QUEBEC CITY — Careful selection is imperative when identifying adolescents who are candidates for bariatric surgery, according to Laurent
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Canadian initiative plans to standardize pediatric reference intervals

January 30, 2013
QUEBEC CITY — The establishment of reference values is vital to detecting and monitoring disease, and the Canadian Laboratory Initiative on…
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Tight glycemic control produced fewer infections in infants

Endocrine Today, February 2013
QUEBEC CITY — A new post-hoc analysis of data published in TheNew England Journal of Medicine demonstrated that tight glycemic control after…
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Physical discomfort spurs adolescents to lose weight

January 29, 2013
QUEBEC CITY — Physical discomfort with weight was a strong motivating factor for obese adolescents to lose weight, according to data on 60…
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Genetic sequencing appears key to personalized medicine in pediatrics

January 28, 2013
QUEBEC CITY — Modern genomics in the form of next-generation sequencing and exome sequencing will be commonplace in the Canadian pediatric…