AM:STARs Obesity and Diabetes in the Adolescent

AM:STARs Obesity and Diabetes in the Adolescent

Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews, Vol 28 Number 2

  • Author: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health; Dedekian, Michael; Bolling, Christopher F
  • Publisher:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Ejournal: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art
  • Place of publication:  Illinois , United States
  • ISBN: 9781581109375
  • eISBN Pdf: 9781581109405
  • ISSN: 1934-4287
  • Place of publication:  Illinois , United States
  • Year of publication: 2017
  • Year of digital publication: 2017
  • Month: November
  • Vol: 28
  • Nº: 2
  • Pages: 250
  • Language: English
AM:STARs is the official publication of the AAP Section on Adolescent Health. Published 2 times per year, it offers adolescent specialists and primary care physicians timely information on matters relating to adolescent health and wellness. The AM:STARs Obesity and Diabetes in the Adolescent publication covers key areas in obesity medicine including genetics, emotional health, effects on growth and puberty, and treatment options including medical nutrition therapy.

Topics Include:
  • Type I and Type II diabetes - diagnosis/evaluation/treatment & future treatments being developed; how to distinguish between type I and type II
  • Insulin resistance
  • Pre-Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome
  • Dyslipidemia evaluation and treatment
  • Disorders of growth and puberty in obesity
  • Overlooked complications of obesity
  • Laboratory evaluation of obesity
  • Nutritional management of obesity
  • Hypertension and Sleep Apnea
  • Behavioral approaches in adolescent weight management
  • Weight bias/stigma in overweight adolescents
  • Adolescent weight management in the primary care setting
  • Physical activity promotion in the adolescent patient
  • Genetics of obesity
  • Front Cover
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Adolescent Weight Management in the Primary Care Setting
  • Laboratory Evaluation of Obesity in Adolescents: Recommendations and Controversies
  • Avoiding Weight Bias and Stigma
  • Motivational Interviewing in Adolescent Weight Management
  • Dietary Approaches and Behavioral Strategies for Adolescent Weight Management
  • Physical Activity Promotion in the Adolescent Patient
  • Serious but Overlooked Complications of Obesity: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Hypertension, and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Disorders of Growth and Puberty in Obesity
  • Genetic and Epigenetic Causes of Obesity
  • Management of Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes in Children and Adolescents
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Adolescents
  • Pumps, Sensors, and Emerging Artificial Pancreas Technology
  • Index



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