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10-31-2017 | Children | News

Type 1 diabetes autoimmunity highlights celiac disease risk

A study in children has highlighted a possible relationship between type 1 diabetes and celiac disease and provides insights into the preclinical stages of these conditions.

10-10-2017 | Insulin pumps | News

Real-world data support reduced hypoglycemia risk in young pump users

Findings from a population-based study indicate that insulin pump use is associated with reduced risks for severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis in children, adolescents, and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

08-10-2017 | Children | News

Genetics support childhood adiposity and type 1 diabetes link

Genetic variants associated with childhood body mass index correlate with the risk for type 1 diabetes, suggests an analysis of genome-wide association studies.

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Journal articles and book chapters

08-02-2017 | Children | Book chapter | Article

Islet cell transplantation

Islet cell transplantation is generally reserved for adults with type 1 diabetes with severe hypoglycemia or glycemic lability. In this chapter, the authors consider its application in the pediatric population.

Bruni A, McCall M, Shapiro AMJ. In: Endocrine Surgery in Children. Edited by Ledbetter D, Johnson P. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-54256-9_14

08-02-2017 | Children | Book chapter | Article

Endocrine Surgery in Children

Diabetes in the pediatric surgical patient

This chapter covers surgical planning, preoperative evaluation, and intra- and postoperative management of pediatric diabetes patients, including glycemic control, insulin management, and nutrition.

Wassner AJ, Agus MSD. Diabetes in the Pediatric Surgical Patient. In: Endocrine Surgery in Children. Ledbetter D, Johnson P (eds). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-54256-9

08-02-2017 | Children | Book chapter | Article

Bariatric surgery in children

This chapter provides and overview of bariatric surgery in children, covering etiology of the condition, management, surgical options, postoperative complications, and treatment outcomes.

Khan MA, Ackroyd R. In: Endocrine Surgery in Children. Edited by Ledbetter D, Johnson P. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-54256-9_17

Case reports

10-07-2017 | Neonatal diabetes | Case report | Article

Neonatal diabetes in a patient with IPEX syndrome: An attempt at balancing insulin therapy

The authors describe the case of a male newborn with persistent hyperglycemia a few hours following birth and suspected immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy and X-linked (IPEX) syndrome.

Romano F et al. Acta Diabetol 2017. doi:10.1007/s00592-017-1057-z

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