Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Research and Innovations :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Research and Innovation

Clinician scientists within Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes are committed to improving care for children. Clinical-based research studies are informing new treatment strategies involving new technologies. Information about some of the latest research done by our hospital can be found here. 

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Vitamin D and the “Honeymoon” Period of Type 1 Diabetes
Pilot study investigates whether supplementation could increase frequency of partial clinical remission.

Type 1 Diabetes and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: New Genes, Pathways Identified
Genome wide association study identifies new genes and pathways related to the co-occurrence of type 1 diabetes and autoimmune thyroid disease.

Successful Management of Suspected Cerebral Edema with DKA
Early recognition of risk factors and medical management for cerebral edema are critical to successful treatment.

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Providing Diabetes Education That’s Actually Effective
Ensuring patient comprehension requires more than simply “teaching” information, study shows.

Reducing Fractures in Infants with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Intravenous pamidronate to reduce fracture rates in OI may offer a safe, effective therapeutic option.

Growth Hormone Significantly Improves Height in Idiopathic Short Stature
Controversy over growth hormone for kids with idiopathic short stature may wane in light of results after doses are increased.

Averting Cardiovascular Disease in Type 1 Diabetes
Could nutritional compounds prevent CVD deaths in individuals with type 1 diabetes?

Breastfeeding Success is Impacted by Diabetes Status of Mother
Women diagnosed with diabetes before or during pregnancy are less likely to initiate and continue breastfeeding than women without diabetes, a new study suggests.

Diagnosing Rare Forms of Diabetes
As many as one in every 10 diabetes cases may be something other than an obvious type 1 or type 2 diagnosis.

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