Wong et al determine the safety and efficacy of dietary flaxseed supplementation in the management of hypercholesterolemia in children.
Ho et al compare the effects of diet-only intervention with those of diet plus exercise or exercise only on weight loss and metabolic risk reduction in overweight children. In a related editorial, Crume and Harrod provide commentary.
This cross-sectional study reports that application of pediatric guidelines for statin therapy in adolescents and young adults will increase the proportion of those eligible for treatment of elevated lipid levels.
This study uses the cross-sectional National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to examine the prevalence of and trends in dyslipidemia and adverse blood pressure among US children and adolescents.
van der Baan-Slootweg et al determine whether an inpatient treatment program is more effective than an ambulatory program at achieving a sustained weight loss in children and adolescents with severe obesity. Also see the editorial comment by Inge et al.
This study assesses the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and assesses type 2 diabetes and prediabetes as risk factors for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents.