African American Girls and Obesity
Diabetes Deaths Decline in Tots and Teens
Major Finding: Deaths among children and teens aged 19 years and younger with diabetes dropped from 2.69 per million in 1968-1969 to 1.05 per...
AAP Launches Institute to Fight Obesity
School-Based Obesity Prevention: One Piece of the Puzzle
Parents May Fail to Recognize Overweight, Obesity as Problem in Kids
Major Finding: zBMI and BMI percentile based on parental report vs. actual measurement were 0.55 vs. 0.76, and 65.12 vs.
Bariatric Surgery May Benefit Extremely Obese Adolescents
Study Backs Intervention to Cut Teens' Sugary Drink Intake
Major Finding: The between-group differences for changes in body mass index and weight among the 224 participants randomized to the intervention...
Radiation to Pancreas Linked with Diabetes in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Major Finding: Cancer survivors who received radiotherapy to the tail of the pancreas at a dose of 10 Gy or more during childhood were...
Bariatric Surgery Prevents Type 2 Diabetes
Major Finding: During follow-up, type 2 diabetes developed in 110 of the bariatric surgery patients and in 392 controls, corresponding to...
Fight Obesity with Specific, Countable Goals
Abatacept Delays Beta-Cell Loss in Type 1 Diabetes
Major Finding: At 36 months, the mean adjusted 2-hour C-peptide AUC was 0.215 nmol/L for the 64 abatacept patients in whom it was measured,...