In case you missed it: May 31 to June 4

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

Books pave way to kindergarten readiness

Sharing books is an important step to building literacy skills and getting a child ready for kindergarten. An investigation examines the impact of combining 2 popular young child literacy programs to promote readiness.

Looking at the disparities in diabetic vision screening

Diabetic eye examinations are an important way to improve outcomes for diabetic retinopathy, but are some children missing out?

Do early feeding habits impact later dietary patterns?

We know that the food habits a child is exposed to can have a lifelong impact on his or her diet. A study examines whether that impact includes the feeding habits from infancy.

Does bracing after casting make forearm refracture less likely?

A study examines whether the practice of bracing following a fracture can prevent a child from a refracture.