Endocrinology

Examining the efficacy of a closed loop system for treating type 1 diabetes

August 28, 2020

Type 1 diabetes treatment has improved dramatically over the years. A new study examines the efficacy of a closed loop system.

Breastfeeding has impact on future BMI

June 19, 2020

Breastfeeding has many benefits and a new report indicates that it could helpful in reducing body mass index (BMI) in newborns at greater genetic risk for overweight and obesity.

BMI tied to hidradenitis suppurativa risk

June 09, 2020

A recent Danish study examines the connection between body mass index (BMI) and the risk of developing hidradenitis suppurativa in adulthood.

Examining the prevalence of prediabetes in pediatrics (VIDEO)

May 20, 2020

For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazarra discusses a survey study published in JAMA Pediatrics that looks at the prevalence of prediabetes in the pediatric population of the United States. 

Asthma linked to later T1D risk in children

April 15, 2020

A new study connects an asthma diagnosis to type 1 diabetes (T1D) development later in life but also shows that the opposite may not be true.

Should adult criteria for prediabetes be applied to youngsters?

February 06, 2020

A study of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels that compared levels in normal-weight and obese middle schoolers found that overall distribution of HbA1c was similar in the 2 groups and that the adult-defined cutoff was seen in 2% of normal-weight youth.