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Assessment of cardiac autonomic modulation during adolescent obesity.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the cardiovascular autonomic function in pediatric obesity of different duration by using standard time domain, spectral heart rate variability (HRV), and nonlinear methods.Expand
Multicentre Italian study of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children and adolescents, preliminary data as at 10 April 2020
Data on features of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in children and adolescents are scarce. We report preliminary results of an Italian multicentre study comprising 168Expand
Vitamin D levels at birth and risk of type 1 diabetes in childhood: a case–control study
AbstractAims To assess whether vitamin D levels at birth were associated with risk of having type 1 diabetes up to 10 years of age and the potential modifier effect of ethnic group.MethodsTheExpand
Establishing glycaemic control with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: experience of the PedPump Study in 17 countries
Aims/hypothesisTo assess the use of paediatric continuous subcutaneous infusion (CSII) under real-life conditions by analysing data recorded for up to 90 days and relating them to outcome.MethodsPumpExpand
A cross‐sectional international survey of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in 377 children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus from 10 countries
Objective:  To document current practices using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) by downloading electronically the 90‐d pump data held within the pump memory and relating that toExpand
Nonenzymatically glycated albumin (Amadori adducts) enhances nitric oxide synthase activity and gene expression in endothelial cells.
Hyperglycemia is considered to induce diabetic nephropathy through nonenzymatic glycation of proteins. Since hyperfiltration is likely to be the mechanism initiating the glomerular lesions, weExpand
Effectiveness and safety of long-term treatment with sulfonylureas in patients with neonatal diabetes due to KCNJ11 mutations: an international cohort study
Summary Background KCNJ11 mutations cause permanent neonatal diabetes through pancreatic ATP-sensitive potassium channel activation. 90% of patients successfully transfer from insulin to oralExpand
Sensor-augmented pump therapy in very young children with type 1 diabetes: an efficacy and feasibility observational study.
BACKGROUND Efficacy and feasibility of sensor-augmented pump (SAP) therapy were evaluated in very young children with type 1 diabetes (T1D). SUBJECTS AND METHODS SAP (Dexcom [San Diego, CA] SevenExpand
Changing admission patterns in paediatric emergency departments during the COVID-19 pandemic
On 20 February 2020, so-called Italian Patient 1 was admitted to the intensive care unit of his local hospital due to a deteriorating clinical condition from SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 infection. In Italy,Expand
Waist circumference as a predictor of cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in obese girls
Objectives: (a) to explore the relationship between waist circumference and certain cardiovascular risk factors in a group of girls; and (b) to assess the clinical relevance of waist circumference inExpand