OBESITY/TYPE 2 DIABETES

NEWS

The optimal exercise for improving insulin resistance in children and adolescents with overweight is a minimum of two to three 60-minute sessions per week of high-intensity interval training with or without resistance training, suggests a systematic review and extensive network meta-analysis.
The incidence of type 1 diabetes among children under 15 years of age in Ireland, a high incidence country, is increasing again following a period of stabilisation, particularly among younger age groups, a nationwide study shows.
A weekly injection of a high dose of semaglutide results in substantial weight loss among adolescents with obesity, show the STEP TEENS trial findings.
A small number of clinical predictors and blood metabolites at birth may accurately predict which infants will have a BMI trajectory leading to overweight or obesity, a study suggests.

In depth

In our latest podcast, Professor Sadaf Farooqi discusses the most recent findings from the Genetics Of Obesity Study, and what they mean for families and children with severe early-onset obesity.
Programme Director Professor Martin Savage is joined by experts to present and discuss the application of precision medicine in endocrine disorders, offering clinical expertise and insight, evidence and opinion on this topic.
A 6 years and 5-month-old girl with Prader-Willi Syndrome attends endocrine clinic with her mother.
Dr Cheri Deal discusses the use of growth hormone in children with Prader-Willi syndrome, the importance of multidisciplinary care and the future of treatment for this genetic condition.
Martin Savage
Programme Director
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