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Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, oral contraceptives and bone mineral density in a cohort of adolescent girls.
PURPOSE To conduct a longitudinal comparison of bone mineral density (BMD) in 370 adolescent girls, aged 12-18, who self-selected depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) or an oral contraceptiveExpand
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A prospective comparison of bone density in adolescent girls receiving depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera), levonorgestrel (Norplant), or oral contraceptives.
OBJECTIVE To examine bone density among adolescents receiving different forms of hormonal contraception along with that of control subjects. METHODS Baseline and 1-year measures of lumbar vertebralExpand
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Low levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D are associated with elevated parathyroid hormone in healthy adolescent females
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D)] and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels in adolescent females residing in a northern climate. Concern regardingExpand
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Bone mineral density in adolescent females using injectable or oral contraceptives: a 24-month prospective study.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether bone mineral density (BMD) is lower in hormonal-contraceptive users than in an untreated comparison group. DESIGN Observational, prospective cohort; 24-monthExpand
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The impact of adolescent spirituality on depressive symptoms and health risk behaviors.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine spirituality as a meaningful construct in adolescents' lives, and to examine the contribution of spirituality above and beyond that of religiosity toExpand
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Sexual activity and other high-risk behaviors in adolescents with chronic illness: a review.
This article is a literature review of high-risk behaviors, including sexual activity, in adolescents with chronic illness. Three different models describing biopsychosocial constructs for riskyExpand
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DXA-generated Z-scores and T-scores may differ substantially and significantly in young adults.
Central dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the gold standard for non-invasive measurement of bone mineral density (BMD). Using this value and subject demographics, DXA software calculatesExpand
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Weight gain in obese and nonobese adolescent girls initiating depot medroxyprogesterone, oral contraceptive pills, or no hormonal contraceptive method.
OBJECTIVE To examine weight changes in a large cohort of obese and nonobese adolescent girls initiating depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), an oral contraceptive (OC), or no hormonalExpand
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The School Breakfast Program and Cognition in Adolescents
We studied cognitive function and metabolic status in a group of healthy adolescents fed the govermment supplied breakfast (n = 18) versus a control group (n = 16) fed a very low calorie meal. SerumExpand
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Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and bone mineral density in adolescents--the Black Box Warning: a Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.
The purpose of this Position Paper is to review the published Black Box Warning regarding depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and bone loss as it relates to adolescent girls. The scientificExpand
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