Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology

Latest in Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology

Woman using telemedicine to check glycemic levels

Wearables Support Research Into Rare Diseases

Young patients with Friedreich’s Ataxia have new ways to measure diabetes risk.
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Intraoperative Ultrasound Proves Merit in Pediatric Setting

A case study of a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia demonstrates the synergy of new surgical techniques and technology in a minimally invasive operation.
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Moms Control ‘Hot Thoughts’ to Help T1D Teens

Training teaches mothers to challenge fears, reducing depression.
Young child swimming

Oral Treatment Further Tested in Childhood Obesity

Adolescents who lose weight more quickly tend also to improve related habits, such as diet: pediatric endocrinologist at VUMC.

Getting Real: Teens with T1D Resist Low Carb Diets

Study measuring benefits of low carb diet becomes a reality-check on adolescent behavior.

Focus in Prader-Willi Cases Expands Beyond Typical Concerns

At a specialty clinic, families feel relief at finding doctors and others who understand their children.

Benefits Often Outweigh Risk in Treating Childhood Obesity

Effective new therapies are on the market, but stigmas associated with yesterday’s drugs persist.

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Specialists Seek Updated Guidelines

Experts in pediatric thyroid cancer discuss the most significant advances on the horizon.

Molecular Testing Predicts Malignancy of Pediatric Thyroid Nodules

Sequencing study of archived tissue from 95 patients examines the genetic drivers of pediatric thyroid cancer.