Hyperglycemia in Cystic Fibrosis: Is It Diabetes, or Isn't It?
Reporting on the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, Medscape explores the conundrum of hyperglycemia in patients with cystic fibrosis. Medscape Pulmonary Medicine
3 hours ago - Medscape
Glucose-independent association of adiposity and diet composition with cardiovascular risk in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
5 hours ago - MD Linx - 2 articles
Bubble Tea Is as Unhealthy as Soda
Also known as boba tea, bubble tea is an Asian drink that consists of tea mixed with fruit, flavored syrups, or milk accompanied with tapioca pearls. Originally a beverage of...
11 hours ago - Alameda Pediatric Dentistry
And On His 92nd Day, He Fired The Surgeon General
If you saw the “Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride” episode of last season's CBS sitcom “Mom,” an improbably funny series about the struggles of a mother and daughter in...
16 hours ago - The Huffington Post
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Pediatric Readmissions for Common Chronic Conditions
To compare the timing and magnitude of variation of pediatric readmission rates across race/ethnicity for selected chronic conditions: asthma, diabetes, seizures, migraines...
1 day ago - The Journal of Pediatrics - 2 articles
Are Older Women Better Moms? Science Says Yes, Probably
I have never been much of a trendy kind of gal, but when it comes to birthing my children, I've apparently joined a growing tribe of women who fit a specific demographic...
4 days ago - Scary Mommy
ABSTRACT 256: DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS PRECEDING THROMBOCYTOPENIA ASSOCIATED WITH ACUTE RENAL FAILURE AND PANCREATIC ENZYME ELEVATION
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4 days ago - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Managing childhood obesity requires commitments from family, community, public policy
The worldwide prevalence of excess body weight in school-aged children is on track to reach 268 million by 2025 if current trends continue, and 91 million of these will have...
4 days ago - Healio
USPSTF guidelines on statin therapy results in fewer referrals
Physicians who adhere to the 2016 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines are likely referring fewer patients for statin therapy compared with those following the 2013...
6 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Premature cell differentiation leads to disorders in pancreatic development
University of Helsinki researchers have uncovered a mechanism through which a mutation in the STAT3 gene leads to a disorder in the development of the pancreas and to infant...
7 days ago - Medical News Today - 3 articles
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Only One Out Of Five Child Abuse Victims Gets Treated: Study
In England and Wales, one in five children is severely injured due to child abuse.
Does Death of Siblings in Childhood Increase Death Risk of Surviving Children?
Loss of same-sex sibling or sibling with closer age, increases the likelihood of death among surviving children.
Can an Antiviral Drug During Pregnancy Reduce Hepatitis B Transmission to...
Hepatitis is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. Mother to child transmission during pregnancy could be prevented by anti-viral therapy.
Financial Strain May Increase Chances of Low-birth-Weight Babies
Pregnant moms who are socioeconomically disadvantaged have a higher likelihood of having smaller babies.
4 Ways Researchers Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Making Babies
Infertility treatment is more common than ever, thanks to technology. More than 70,000 babies were born through in-vitro fertilization in 2014, according to the latest Centers...
Factors Associated With Mortality in Low-Risk Pediatric Critical Care...
Objective: To determine differences between survivors and nonsurvivors and factors associated with mortality in pediatric intensive care patients with low risk of...
13 Times Girls Dressed Up Like Beyoncé For Prom
If your child is set to finish school or graduate in May, then they're currently in the midst of prom season. We know that prom dresses aren't what they used to be. These days...
Losing a sibling as a child increases risk of early death
In a Danish study of 56,000 people, the risk of dying over the next 37 years was 71 percent higher than it was for individuals who did not experience the death of a sibling in...
Daily Intervention for Young Children With Cerebral Palsy in GMFCS Level V...
Purpose: To describe a daily physical therapy intervention program and outcomes for 2 young children with spastic quadriplegia, Gross Motor Function Classification System level...