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Featured Research

Screening for Prediabetes and Diabetes in a Longitudinal Study of Children and Adolescents

With the rising rates of childhood obesity in the U.S., reports suggest that an increasing number of children in the U.S. now have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), a disease which was once believed to occur only in adults. Screening tests are important tools for both disease detection and for disease prevention in the case of T2DM. 

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Featured Faculty

Jeremy Adler, MD, MSc

Jeremy Adler, M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Adler's clinical and research interest is in the care of children and adolescents with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease). His research focus is on developing strategies to individualize patient care to improve short and long-term outcomes and improve health related quality of life.

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Research from the National Poll on Children's Health

National Poll on Children's Health

Thrill ride: Keeping kids safe at amusement parks and carnivals

9 out of 10 parents definitely would report a ride operator suspected of being drunk or on drugs to a person in authority at an amusement park or carnival. 6 out of 10 parents think ride operators at amusement parks and carnivals should have random alcohol and drug tests. 1 in 5 parents had not talked with their child about what to do if they got lost at an amusement park or carnival.