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Gender differences in the association of insulin resistance and high-sensitivity c-reactive protein in obese adolescents
(BioMed Central, 2014)
Background: Low-grade vascular inflammation is believed to initiate early atherosclerotic process by inducing insulin resistance (IR), with significant gender differences in adults. We evaluated the relationship between ...
Initial steps for quality improvement of obesity care across divisions at a tertiary care pediatric hospital.
BACKGROUND: Pediatric subspecialists can participate in the care of obese children. OBJECTIVE: To describe steps to help subspecialty providers initiate quality improvement efforts in obesity care. METHODS: An anonymous ...
A survey of steroid-related osteoporosis diagnosis,prevention and treatment practices of pediatric rheumatologists in North America
(BioMed Central, 2014-07-09)
Background: The purpose of our study is to assess practices of North American pediatric rheumatologists regarding monitoring, prevention, and treatment of low bone mineral density (BMD) in children on long-term glucocorticoid ...
Initial Steps for Quality Improvement of Obesity Care Across Divisions at a Tertiary Care Pediatric Hospital
Abstract: Background: Pediatric subspecialists can participate in the care of obese children. Objective: To describe steps to help subspecialty providers initiate quality improvement efforts in obesity care. Methods: An ...