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AAP cautions youth athletes against unhealthy weight changes

September 6, 2017
Youth athletes who participate in sports with weight classes or an emphasis on physique may be engaging in unhealthy strategies for weight loss and

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Despite AAP warning, health food stores endorsed sports supplements for teens

January 31, 2017
More than two-thirds of surveyed sales attendants at health food and vitamin supplement stores endorsed creatine and testosterone boosters for…

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AAP: Pediatricians need greater education to identify ‘female athlete triad’

July 21, 2016
Well-visit screening, educated diagnosis and combined intervention by pediatricians are suggested to effectively treat the female athlete triad in…

Meeting News Coverage

Despite warnings, creatine supplements endorsed for teens in health food stores

October 26, 2015
WASHINGTON D.C. — Despite recommendations against pediatric creatine use by the AAP and American College of Sports Medicine, two-thirds of…

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Homeless men boosted health playing pick-up soccer

June 29, 2014
As World Cup competition continues, a timely study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports showed that playing…

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Trio of studies casts doubt on value of routine vitamin supplements

December 17, 2013
The value of vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing or delaying the progress of chronic diseases is called into question by three new…

Meeting News Coverage

Hepatotoxicity from herbal, dietary supplements rising

November 4, 2013
WASHINGTON — Liver injury attributable to the use of herbal and dietary supplements, particularly products marketed for bodybuilding, has…

JDRF launches text campaign to depict day in the life of type 1 diabetes

November 2, 2013
To challenge the general public to better understand type 1 diabetes, JDRF and Lilly Diabetes have partnered with professional snowboarder Sean Busby…

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Baseline glycemic state influences exercise-induced glycemic control

Endocrine Today, August 2013
Recent data suggest that the extent of exercise-induced improvements in glycemic control might depend on glycemic levels prior to training. …

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Baseline glycemic state influences exercise-induced glycemic control

July 1, 2013
Recent data suggest that the extent of exercise-induced improvements in glycemic control might depend on glycemic levels prior to training. …

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Creatine supplements improved muscle function in fibromyalgia patients

May 8, 2013
Creatine supplementation in women with fibromyalgia increased intramuscular phosphorylcreatine content and improved muscle function, according to…

FDA warns dietary supplement manufacturers for promoting products as drugs

September 10, 2012
The FDA issued warnings on Sept. 6 to two dietary supplement manufacturers for promoting unapproved products as treatments for neurological disorders…

Vitamin D lower in NFL players with muscle injuries

August 24, 2011
Lack of vitamin D may increase the chance of muscle injuries in athletes — especially football players, according to a study presented at the…

Weight loss lessens symptoms of osteoarthritis in former NFL athletes

March 15, 2011
SAN DIEGO — Isolated weight loss results in a significant reduction of osteoarthritis symptoms in former National Football League players, according…

Keeping young athletes hydrated critical to avoid heat illness

August 5, 2010
As young athletes are preparing for organized sports this summer during record-high heat conditions, members of the National Athletic Trainers…

Conflicting data on glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate concerns public, physicians

Orthopedics Today, August 2006
Patients and physicians alike are struggling to sift through the often-conflicting information on glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate use…

Chondroitin sulfate combo effective in moderate-to-severe pain

Orthopedics Today, May 2006

Daniel O. Clegg A combination of chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine significantly improved pain among patients with moderate-to-severe pain related…

Glucosamine, chondroitin effective in some knee OA patients

November 17, 2005
A National Institutes of Health study found that the supplements glucosamine and chondroitin alone and in combination relieve moderate-to-severe knee…