January/February special nutrition issue of Contemporary Pediatrics
Contemporary Pediatrics editor-in-chief Tina Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, highlights our special nutrition issue, published for January/February, 2024.
What's new in pediatric vaccines
A look at recent approvals and promising clinical trials for future vaccines.
The Future of COVID-19 Vaccine
Tina Tan, MD, and Sean O’Leary, MD, discuss the future of COVID-19 vaccines and the possibility of a combination vaccine.
Addressing Hesitancy of Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination
Tina Tan, MD, and Sean O’Leary, MD, give examples of how to address parental hesitancy to vaccinate children against COVID-19.
Challenges With COVID-19 Co-Infections
Sean O’Leary, MD, shares his approach to addressing respiratory infections that are cocirculating with COVID-19 and which viruses clinicians should test for in children.
Vaccine Recommendations in the Pediatric Population
Experts in pediatrics review current COVID-19 vaccination guidelines, recommendations for dose intervals, and barriers to vaccinating children.
Efficacy and Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines in Children
Sean O’Leary, MD, discusses the importance of protection against severe disease vs infection of COVID-19, as well as safety considerations of COVID-19 vaccines in the pediatric population.
Types of COVID-19 Vaccines for the Pediatric Population
Pediatric experts review available COVID-19 vaccines for children and provide guidance on administration and advising parents/caregivers on when to vaccinate children.
Shifting Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccines in Children
Tina Tan, MD, and Sean O’Leary, MD, comment on the importance of vaccinating children against COVID-19, as well as how vaccine recommendations are changing.
Types of Diagnostic Tests for COVID-19
Sean O’Leary, MD, reviews the different types of tests used to detect COVID-19 and their sensitivity and accuracy.
Incidence and Severity of COVID-19 in the Pediatric Population
Tina Tan, MD, and Sean O’Leary, MD, discuss the evolving understanding regarding the severity and transmissibility of COVID-19 in the pediatric population.
Key Takeaways for Screening and Diagnosis of T1D
Kimberly Simmons, MD, provides resources for patients with T1D, and key takeaways for pediatricians screening for and diagnosing T1D in pediatric patients.
Blood Glucose Monitoring in T1D
Tina Q. Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, discuss improved methods of monitoring blood glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Emerging Treatments in T1D
What treatments are currently available, or what treatments are in development, to try to slow the progression of type 1 diabetes [T1D]?
Approaching T1D Screening Retesting
Experts consider how often a patient with a family history of type 1 diabetes needs to be retested.
Lifestyle Management in T1D
Tina Q Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, discuss lifestyle changes such as a balanced diet and glucose monitoring in the management of pediatric T1D.
Importance of Screening for T1D
Tina Q Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, comment on early screening for pediatric T1D, screening options, and next steps once a child has tested positive for 2 or more autoantibodies.
Stages and Progression of T1D
Kimberly Simmons, MD, reviews stages 1, 2, and 3 of pediatric T1D progression.
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
Tina Q Tan, MD, and Kimberly Simmons, MD, provide an overview of the prevalence of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in pediatric patients as well as its risk factors.
RSV, influenza, and COVID-19: Gearing up for the threat of a 'triple epidemic'
Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, sits down to discuss the rising threat of a "triple epidemic" consisting of influenza, COVID-19, and RSV in children.
What is the latest news in COVID-19 vaccines?
As COVID-19 continues to spread, vaccinations remain available to protect children from severe disease, hospitalization, and death.
New members, plus a fond farewell
Dr. Tina Q. Tan welcomes 4 new members to our editorial advisory board, wishes a fond farewell to another board member, and shares her must-read articles from the May issue.
Treating the patient
Dr. Tan shares what articles she thinks are "can't miss" in the April issue of Contemporary Pediatrics.
Battling a national crisis
Editor-in-chief Dr. Tina Q. Tan shares the articles that shes thinks our must-reads in our special report on the mental health crisis in children.
What might 2022 hold?
Editor-in-chief Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS reflects on what 2022 may hold and shares her must-read articles from the January/February issue.
Dr. Tina Q. Tan shares the stories from the December 2021 issues of Contemporary Pediatrics that she considers must reads.
Vaccines in development: What we can look forward to in preventing infectious diseases
What we can look forward to in preventing infectious diseases.
Dedicated to vaccines
Effective vaccines are one of the greatest public health achievements. Dr. Tina Q. Tan shares how the November issue is dedicated to vaccines, from the history to tackling vaccine hesitancy.
October greetings from Dr. Tan
Dr. Tan shares her must-reads from the October issue.
A new school year, but safety first
COVID-19 cases are surging, underscoring the need to keep using known mitigation strategies. Dr. Tina Q. Tan shares her must-reads from the September issue.
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