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Prevalence of overweight and obesity amongst adolescents and identification of risk factors
TLDR
It was concluded that reduced physical activity for less than 1 hour forLess than 3 days a week, increased caloric intake and increased consumption of fast food have a significant association with BMI.
Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance test and diabetes in overweight, obese and apparently healthy school going adolescents
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There is an increase need to look for type 2 diabetes in overweight and obese children and adolescents in India and it is recommended that all obese and overweight adolescents should be screened at least yearly for type 1 diabetes mellitus using OGTT so that timely intervention can be done.
Factor XII deficiency - A rare coagulation disorder
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A case of congenital FXII deficiency in a 7-month-old child is reported, which is the most common cause of an isolated prolongation of the activated partial thromboplastin time in a non-bleeding child or adult.
A comparative study of 25 hydroxy vitamin D levels in patients of thalassemia and healthy children
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Thalassemia is associated with increased prevalence of 25-OH-vitamin D deficiency resulting in poor growth and quality of life in these children, indicating the importance of therapeutic intervention.
A rare case of glycogen storage disease type XI fanconi-bickel syndrome
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Case of Fanconi-Bickel syndrome, a rare type of glycogen storage disease type XI whose incidence is unknown but less than 200 cases have been reported since 1949 is presented.
Fetal Valproate Syndrome with Limb Defects: An Indian Case Report
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An Indian case of FVS with major limb defects is presented, comprising typical facial features, developmental delay, and a variety of mal Formations such as neural tube defects, cardiac and genitourinary malformations, and limb defects.
A rare case of compound heterozygous B-thalassemia and hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin with Moya-Moya disease
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A case of 6 year male child with compound heterozygous for HPFH and beta Thalassemia with Moya-moya disease is reported, where father was having beta ThAlassemia trait and mother having HPFH.
A case of Landau-Kleffner syndrome
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The Landau-Kleffner syndrome or the syndrome of acquired epileptic aphasia was first described in 1957 and can be difficult to diagnose and may be misdiagnosed as autism, pervasive developmental disorder, hearing impairment, learning disability, auditory/ verbal processing disorder, attention deficit disorder, intellectual disability, childhood schizophrenia, or emotional/behavioural problems.
Neurofibromatosis type-1 with seizures and cerebrovascular malformation: a case study
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Patients with NF1 may present with a variety of central nervous system complaints, such as seizures, learning disability and attention-deficit disorder, and cerebrovascular diseases,such as Moyamoya syndrome, have been reported but found to be rare.
Assessment of Parents' and Child's Attitude as Barrier to Dietary Compliance in Celiac Disease
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Factors that were significantly related with compliance were age at presentation, mother’s education, nuclear families, and knowledge of parents regarding celiac disease, which will provide health care practitioners with a framework for better dietary compliance.
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