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.
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.
What Animals Reveal About Diabetes, Exercise and the Vascular System
Increasing pediatric diabetes rates place children at risk of complications at younger ages, but animal studies hold valuable prevention and treatment information.
When Vitamin D Doesn’t Work for Rickets
Despite late initiation of proper therapy, physicians improved one case of rickets-induced genu valgum from 24 degrees to 4.
Improving Diabetes Outcomes
Diabetes Awareness Month brings education efforts and a strengthening of best outcomes projects, such as the High Intensity Clinic.