Easing the Burden of Childhood Obesity March 2017 | According to the Endocrine Society’s Facts and Figures report on Obesity, 16.9% of U.S. children age 2 to 19 years are obese, having a body mass index (BMI) at or above the 95th percentile for age and sex…
Survey: Endocrinologists Want Training in Transgender Care January 10, 2017 | Four out of five physicians who specialize in treating hormone health conditions have never received formal training on care for transgender individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism…
Hypophosphatasia: New Options in the Management of Alkaline Phosphatase Deficiency
ENDO Satellite Symposium | 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ABIM MOC Part 2 points
Chair: Jill H. Simmons, MD
Faculty: Nancy S. Dunbar, MD, MPH; Peter J. Tebben, MD; and Michael P. Whyte, MD
What does low alkaline phosphatase mean in practice? Recognize subtle signs of HPP in pediatric and adult patients and learn about the most recent treatment approvals.
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer Guidelines in Children
CEU Session | No credit available
Gary Lee Francis, MD, PhD
Are thyroid nodules in children actually as rare as we think? Hear the most recent updates in testing for malignancy and treating thyroid cancer in children.
Transitions of Care Practice Resource | No credit available
Resources for you and your patients to facilitate the challenging transition from pediatric to adult endocrine practice. Topics include growth hormone deficiency, Turner syndrome, and type 1 diabetes.
Pediatric Endocrinology Digital Toolkit
Patient Resource | No credit available
Reviewer: Alicia Diaz-Thomas MD
Interactive and downloadable resources and information for patients and caregivers with questions related to children’s health and development including growth, puberty, and diabetes.
Cancer Risks in Patients Treated with Growth Hormone in Childhood: The SAGhE European Cohort Study JCEM | February 10, 2017 Anthony J Swerdlow, Rosie Cooke, Dominique Beckers, Birgit Borgström, Gary Butler, Jean-Claude Carel, Stefano Cianfarani, Peter Clayton, Joël Coste, Annalisa Deodati, Emmanuel Ecosse, Ruth Gausche, Claudio Giacomozzi, Anita CS. Hokken-Koelega, Aysha J Khan, Wieland Kiess, Claudia E. Kuehni, Primus-E. Mullis, Roland Pfaffle, Lars Sävendahl, Grit Sommer, Muriel Thomas, Anders Tidblad, Sally Tollerfield, Liesbet Van Eycken, and Gladys RJ. Zandwijken
Context: Growth Hormone (GH) is prescribed for an increasing range of indications, but there has been concern that it might raise cancer risk. Published data are limited…
Cord Blood Adipokines and Lipids and Adolescent Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease JCEM | September 20, 2016 Joy Simpson, Andrew D. Smith, Abigail Fraser, Naveed Sattar, Mark Callaway, Robert S. Lindsay, Debbie A. Lawlor and Scott M. Nelson
Context: Maternal adiposity in pregnancy is associated with offspring adiposity and metabolic dysfunction postnatally, including greater risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Recent genetic…
Comprehensive Screening of Eight Known Causative Genes in Congenital Hypothyroidism With Gland-in-Situ JCEM | August 15, 2016 Adeline K. Nicholas, Eva G. Serra, Hakan Cangul, Saif Alyaarubi, Irfan Ullah, Erik Schoenmakers, Asma Deeb, Abdelhadi M. Habeb, Mohammad Almaghamsi, Catherine Peters, Nisha Nathwani, Zehra Aycan, Halil Saglam, Ece Bober, Mehul Dattani, Savitha Shenoy, Philip G. Murray, Amir Babiker, Ruben Willemsen, Ajay Thankamony, Greta Lyons, Rachael Irwin, Raja Padidela, Kavitha Tharian, Justin H. Davies, Vijith Puthi, Soo-Mi Park, Ahmed F. Massoud, John W. Gregory, Assunta Albanese, Evelien Pease-Gevers, Howard Martin, Kim Brugger, Eamonn R. Maher, V. Krishna K. Chatterjee, Carl A. Anderson and Nadia Schoenmakers
Context: Lower TSH screening cutoffs have doubled the ascertainment of congenital hypothyroidism (CH), particularly cases with a eutopically located gland-in-situ (GIS). Although mutations in known…
Pediatric Obesity—Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention JCEM | January 31, 2017 Dennis M. Styne, Silva A. Arslanian, Ellen L. Connor, Ismaa Sadaf Farooqi, M. Hassan Murad, Janet H. Silverstein, and Jack A. Yanovski
Pediatric obesity remains an ongoing serious international health concern affecting about 17% of United States children and adolescents, threatening their adult health…
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due to Steroid 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency JCEM | April 30, 2011 Phyllis W. Speiser, Ricardo Azziz, Laurence S. Baskin, Lucia Ghizzoni, Terry W. Hensle, Deborah P. Merke, Heino F. L. Meyer-Bahlburg, Walter L. Miller, Victor M. Montori, Sharon E. Oberfield, Martin Ritzen, and Perrin C. White
We recommend universal newborn screening for severe steroid 21-hydroxylase deficiency followed by confirmatory tests. We recommend that prenatal treatment of CAH continue to be regarded…
Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons JCEM | April 30, 2011 Wylie C. Hembree, Peggy Cohen-Kettenis, Henriette A. Delemarre-van de Waal, Louis J. Gooren, Walter J. Meyer, III, Norman P. Spack, Vin Tangpricha, and Victor M. Montori
Transsexual persons seeking to develop the physical characteristics of the desired gender require a safe, effective hormone regimen that will 1) suppress endogenous hormone secretion…