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Playground quality, access not tied to overweight, obesity in children

June 19, 2017

Children who have access to a community playground are just as likely to develop overweight or obesity as children who do not have a playground near their home, regardless of the quality of the equipment, according to findings published in Childhood Obesity.

In an analysis of elementary school-aged children from a southeastern U.S. county and their access to and quality of playgrounds stratified by sociodemographic characteristics, researchers also noted that, across the full sample, fewer than one in seven children had at least one playground within a half-mile of their home.

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Hybrid closed-loop system viable for children with type 1 diabetes

June 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A hybrid-closed loop insulin control system used in children with type 1 diabetes was safe for both overall and overnight control and resulted in no…
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Structured support aids care transition for teens with type 1 diabetes

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A structured program that includes transition coordinators improved clinic attendance and eased emotional burden for adolescents moving from pediatric…
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Teens who text can ease transition to adult type 1 diabetes care

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Even automated text message reminders to check blood glucose can prevent worsening glycemic control in adolescents who are engaged in their medical…
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Playground quality, access not tied to overweight, obesity in children

June 19, 2017
Children who have access to a community playground are just as likely to develop overweight or obesity as children who do not have a playground near…

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Hybrid closed-loop system viable for children with type 1 diabetes

June 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A hybrid-closed loop insulin control system used in children with type 1 diabetes was safe for both overall and overnight control…

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Structured support aids care transition for teens with type 1 diabetes

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A structured program that includes transition coordinators improved clinic attendance and eased emotional burden for adolescents…

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Teens who text can ease transition to adult type 1 diabetes care

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Even automated text message reminders to check blood glucose can prevent worsening glycemic control in adolescents who are engaged…

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Poor glycemic control more likely in minority youths than white youths

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SAN DIEGO — The risk for major increases in HbA1c is higher among minority youth with type 1 diabetes compared with white youth with type 1…

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Prebiotic fiber supplement reduces body fat in overweight children by altering gut microbiome

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Overweight and obese children had significant reductions in body fat after taking a prebiotic fiber supplement in a randomized controlled trial. The…

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TV in child’s bedroom an independent risk factor for overweight

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Children who have a television in their bedroom at age 7 years have higher BMI and fat mass index at age 11 years than children with no bedroom…

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Sugar-sweetened beverage tax may lower consumption in Irish children

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As expected, intake of sugar-sweetened beverages is greater among children with overweight or obesity compared with normal-weight children…

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Early childhood sleep duration associated with HDL cholesterol in later childhood

May 18, 2017
Researchers observed an “unexpected association” between longer sleep duration in early childhood and lower HDL cholesterol levels in…

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Low-income children with chronic conditions at risk for significant costs without CHIP renewal

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