Category Archive: Diabetes Center for Children

Mar 17 2015

Researchers Look for Factors Underlying Disparities in Diabetes Care

A study published in Pediatrics and written by Steven Willi, MD, director of the Diabetes Center for Children at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, took a close look at health care practitioners’ prescribing practices for insulin pumps.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-look-factors-underlying-disparities-diabetes-care/

Jun 13 2013

By Lowering BMI, Teens Improve Insulin Sensitivity

As anyone who has been to a doctor knows, a standard part of a doctor’s visit or wellness exam is determining a patient’s BMI. But what exactly does “BMI” mean? And what can it tell clinicians about their patients?

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/by-lowering-bmi-teens-improve-insulin-sensitivity/