Pediatric Endocrinology Resources for Healthcare Professionals
At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping all healthcare professionals improve the quality of life for children with endocrine disorders. Get the latest in pediatric endocrinology information to better your practice and learn about innovation within our various programs.
These referral guidelines provide information to assist referring physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients. Use these to determine the best approach to the treatment of your patients, or to determine when to refer to a specialist.
Lifestyle Medicine referral guidelines (.pdf)
Research articles and summaries
New research shows bariatric surgery can reverse the progression of type 2 diabetes in adolescents and that the earlier it's performed, the better.
Children's Hospital Colorado is actively seeking teenagers to participate in a sleep research study. Get information on requirements, compensation and how to participate.
- Teenagers enrolled in high school who get less than 7 hours of sleep on school nights
Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children’s Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen below or subscribe on iTunes and Google Play.
Adolescent Bariatric Surgery
Today, we're discussing adolescent bariatric surgery with Thomas Inge, MD, the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Center at Children's Colorado.
Transgender Medicine and Caring for Gender Diverse Patients
Caring for transgender, gender diverse and gender non-conforming patients is complicated, and it's made even more complex by the dynamic nature of gender itself. In this episode, Natalie Nokoff, MD, from the Children's Colorado TRUE Center for Gender Diversity, joins us to discuss healthcare for transgender and gender diverse patients.
PCORnet bariatric surgery research and outcomes
Severe obesity affects millions of adolescents today. Interventions such as diet, exercise and pharmacologic interventions have limited effectiveness for many, causing them to turn to bariatric surgery for treatment. In this video, surgeon Dr. Inge discusses the research findings of The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (PCORnet) Bariatric Study – the largest study of its kind.
Pediatric endocrinology news
January 28, 2019
Vitamin D may modulate adipogenesis. However, limited studies have investigated the effect of maternal vitamin D during pregnancy on offspring adiposity or cardiometabolic parameters with inconclusive results.
Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases
December 6, 2018
Researchers investigated if alterations in ferritin levels during childhood are associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) at adolescence.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
November 15, 2018
In this follow-up cohort study, researchers evaluated metabolic outcomes, including relation with skeletal parameters, in adults born preterm with very low birthweight (VLBW) or term-born small for gestational age (tb-SGA).