Half of deaths from homozygous FH occur before age 32 years
“We should do something to prolong the lives of those people,” because the current results are “terrifying.”
Half of teens drop below obesity cutoff with semaglutide
The semaglutide findings are “historically unprecedented with treatments other than bariatric surgery.”
Contact allergens lurk in diabetes devices
Some reports suggest that at any given time, skin complications may affect as many as one quarter to one half of patients who use diabetes devices...
Should youth with type 1 diabetes use closed-loop systems?
Several studies show the adolescents who were disengaged from their diabetes management do better on closed-loop systems.
LGBTQ+ Youth Consult Questions remain over use of sex hormone therapy
The use of GnRH agonists in transgender adolescents remains controversial because of the potential long-term effects on bone mineral density.
Study offers dozens of reasons to cut sugar
The result is a list that cites the world’s most common health problems like heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, heart attack,...
Time to rebuild
Infant and maternal weight gain together amplify obesity risk
A new study finds monitoring infants for rapid weight gain is particularly important when mothers have elevated prepregnancy weight.
From the Journals
New AHA statement on pediatric primary hypertension issued
“Primary hypertension is now recognized as the most common type of hypertension in childhood.”
Could a baby’s gut health be an early predictor of future type 1 diabetes?
The found a decrease in butyrate-producing bacteria (Anaerostipes, Flavonifractor, Ruminococcaceae UBA1819, and Eubacterium...
Retinopathy ‘emerging decades earlier’ in kids with type 2 diabetes than in adults
In pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes, diabetic retinopathy is diagnosed in 1 in 14 youth; the risk of retinopathy increased significantly 5...