jueves, 12 de diciembre de 2019

Do Celiac Families Really Need Two Toasters?

Advances in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery from Children's National
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Do celiac families really need two toasters?

Parents using multiple kitchen appliances and utensils to prevent their child with celiac disease from being exposed to gluten may be able to eliminate some cumbersome steps. A new, preliminary study from Children’s National Hospital published in the journal Gastroenterology found no significant gluten transfer when tools like the same toaster or knives are used for both gluten-free and gluten-containing foods.
Marva Moxey-Mims

Kidney disease outcomes after bariatric surgery differ in adults and kids 

A new study authored by Marva Moxey-Mims, M.D., shows that adolescents with Type 2 diabetes experienced more hyperfiltration and earlier attenuation of their elevated urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) after gastric bypass surgery compared with adults. This finding contrasts with adolescents or adults who did not have diabetes prior to surgery.
Evan Nadler

Biliary complication rates similar for kids and adults after weight-loss surgery

Adolescents and teens experience biliary side effects after weight-loss surgery at about the same rate as adults. However, in younger patients, the symptoms are more likely to manifest as pancreatic inflammation, or acute pancreatitis, according to a new study by Evan Nadler, M.D., published in the November issue of the journal Obesity.
Robert Freishtat and Evan Nadler

Two Children’s National spin-outs join JLABS

Adipomics is one of two companies selected by Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS to join JPOD . Co-founded by Robert Freishtat, M.D., M.P.H., and Evan P. Nadler, M.D., Adipomics will address the global epidemic of obesity-related diseases.
Lee Beers

Getting to know Lee Beers, M.D., FAAP, future president-elect of AAP

Lee Savio Beers, M.D., FAAP, was elected by her peers to become president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) beginning Jan.1, 2020. Dr. Beers will then serve as AAP president in 2021 for a one-year term.

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