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

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Research and Innovation

Clinician scientists within Endocrinology 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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Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in 95 Percent of Teens
Recent study shoes surgery helps teens achieves major weight loss and improves quality of life.

Advancing Care Through Quality Improvement
Read summaries of several research and clinical developments from the past year.

Empowering Young Adults to Manage Their Diabetes Care
Learn more about a unique approach to bridge the gap between pediatric and adult care for patients with diabetes mellitus.

Type 2 Diabetes Correlated with Decreased Stiffness of Coronary Microvessels
A multi-institutional research team found that microvessels are less stiff in early T2DM which underscores the potential importance of vascular stiffness in the progression of cardiovascular disease in T2DM patients.

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.

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