There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about the potential for ‘precision medicine’ to have a profound impact on how health care is delivered, an approach that takes into account individuals’ unique genetic, physiological, and lifestyle factors. Continue reading
Many children with obesity do not present with cardiometabolic risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and insulin resistance. Continue reading
Many of you have likely already seen the most up-to-date clinical practice guidelines for assessing, preventing and managing pediatric obesity that were published recently by The Endocrine Society.
In the world of research, there is a lot of pressure to go around. Continue reading
At a recent conference in the US, experts gathered to discuss the implementation of and access to health services for managing pediatric obesity. Continue reading
What’s more persuasive – definitive results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled RCT to show treatment A is superior to treatment B or one person’s journey in being diagnosed and treated for a chronic illness? In the end, it depends on context. Continue reading