Shashaj et al assess whether insulin resistance and metabolic abnormalities are detectable at the onset of obesity and to unravel the interplay among adiposity, insulin resistance, and other such abnormalities. Patients with new-onset overweight or obesity underwent clinical laboratory testing and ultrasonographic investigations of fatty liver.
This research letter explores whether differential telomere lengthening could exert more long-term benefits compared with oral contraceptives in adolescent girls with hyperinsulinemic androgen excess.
This review discusses the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment to manage nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children.
Santos et al assessed the effectiveness of a peer-led healthy living program called Healthy Buddies on weight gain and its determinants when disseminated at the provincial level to elementary school students.