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PURPOSE Most obese youth screened for diabetes have normal fasting glucose levels. Identification of youth with increased risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D) is needed within this large population to guide further management. METHODS Retrospective chart review was performed for obese youth, 8-20 yr old, who met American Diabetes Association criteria for… (More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency and characteristics of late rise of thyroid stimulating hormone (LRT) among ill newborns. INFANTS AND METHODS Data were retrospectively analyzed from infants in intensive care settings with abnormal thyroid tests over 13 months. Thyroid tests were performed by filter paper if neonatal intensive care >4 weeks or serum… (More)
A 12-yr-old boy initially presented with chronic urticaria. Autoimmune thyroid disease was then diagnosed during routine evaluation. He developed type 1 diabetes shortly after thyroid hormone replacement was initiated. This case emphasizes the importance of routine screening for other autoimmune disorders in patients in whom one disorder is already present.
Endocrine disorders are common in infants in the neonatal ICU. They often are associated with prematurity, low birth weight or very low birth weight, and small size for gestational age. They also frequently occur in infants who are critically ill or stressed. This article describes the most common conditions and current knowledge regarding management.