September 16, 2020
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Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes use continuous glucose monitoring more often when they are part of the treatment decision-making process, according to a recent study. It was the top story in endocrinology last week.
Another top story was about a study that showed intentional weight loss reduced the risk for obesity-related diseases to near pre-weight gain levels.
Read these and more top stories in endocrinology below:
Children use CGM more often when allowed to participate in treatment decisions
Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes use continuous glucose monitoring for more days and have greater confidence when their parents involve them in the decision to initiate the device, according to a study published in Diabetes Care. Read more.
Weight loss reduces risks for obesity-related diseases to near pre-weight gain levels
Adults with obesity who intentionally lost weight reduced their risks for type 2 diabetes and other diseases to nearly the same levels as adults who had maintained the lower weight, according to study data. Read more.
Hypertension during pregnancy associated with more severe menopause symptoms
Women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, such as gestational hypertension and preeclampsia, are also likely to have bothersome menopause symptoms, according to study data published in Menopause. Read more.
Probiotic supplement may boost weight loss for children with obesity
A probiotic supplement with two strains of bifidobacteria was associated with increased insulin sensitivity and lower BMI for children with obesity, according to study data. Read more.
Thyroid disease during pregnancy presents no risk for childhood obesity
Maternal thyroid disease during pregnancy is not associated with adiposity in the child, even though the disease could lead to adiposity for the mother, according to a study published in Clinical Endocrinology. Read more.