Endocrinology Research and Innovation

Using Metrics to Improve Delivery of Optimal Care for Children With T1D

Pediatric endocrinologist at Nationwide Children’s have designed and implemented a novel T1D care index (T1DCI) to track the delivery of optimal T1D care within the hospital’s diabetes program.

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Reproductive Health Attitudes and Behaviors in Transgender/Nonbinary Adolescents

A survey suggests providers may need unique strategies for counseling sometimes disinterested youth on important reproductive health issues.

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Forging the Way Forward on DSD

Experts are learning how a focus on behavioral health and psychosocial support can lead to better outcomes among youth with disorders/differences of sex development.

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Predicting Acute Health Care Utilization in Patients with Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes

Study demonstrates the utility of a high risk assessment screening tool in differentiating between patients with versus patients without any acute health care utilization.

Sasigarn Bowden, MD

What Pediatric Subspecialists Need to Know About Hypophosphatasia and Its Treatment

Patients with hypophosphatasia may present to a wide range of specialists. Here’s the latest on diagnosis, patient management and clinical need for its only medical treatment: asfotase alfa enzyme replacement therapy (AA ERT).

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Looking to the Future: Optimizing Fertility Preservation Decisions in Pediatric Patients Newly Diagnosed with Cancer

Family-centered research aims to improve fertility preservation uptake and decision satisfaction among adolescents newly diagnosed with cancer.