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AM:STARs: Obesity and Diabetes in the Adolescent, Vol. 28, No. 2

By American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health

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 covers a wide variety of topics including:

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

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