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Childhood obesity linked to decreased penile length in puberty

Type 1 diabetes risk alleles linked to late-infancy growth

Growth hormone insensitivity encompasses wide range of clinical entities

Updated congenital adrenal hyperplasia strategy reduces false-positive screening rate

Cardiological tests indicated in melanocortin pathway mutations linked to reduced cardiac mass

Hydrocortisone overdosing remains common in children with CAH

Bodyweight link to androgen production in prepubertal children confirmed

Scoliosis risk in PWS independent of growth hormone treatment

MRI screening ‘most efficient approach’ for CNS lesions in girls with central precocious puberty

Polygenic risk score rivals mid-parental height for predicting adult short stature

Knowledge gaps make teens with endocrine disorders unready for transition to adult clinic

Favourable outcomes possible for autosomal recessive pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1

Increased cardiometabolic risk appears from childhood in CAH patients

Endocrinopathy risk highlighted among childhood brain tumour survivors

Collagenopathy may underlie some familial short stature cases without clear dysplasia

BMI link to earlier puberty onset in boys confirmed

Treatment advances translate to better congenital hyperinsulinism outcomes

GH therapy can bring Noonan syndrome children’s height within population norms

Global increase in childhood thyroid cancer implies overdiagnosis

02-12-2020 | Diabetes | News | Article

Real-world data support early insulin pump initiation in children

Starting children on an insulin pump within 6 months of type 1 diabetes diagnosis is associated with improved outcomes relative to delaying for 2 or 3 years, shows an analysis of data from the DPV registry.