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Pediatrics Newsletter

Kids’ Hypertension Usually Normalizes Over Time

But clinicians need to follow children whose BP continues to climb First-time blood pressure (BP) assessment may not be “nuanced” enough for pediatric patients, as those who met initial criteria for hypertension or...

Prevalence of Prediabetes Among Adolescents and Young Adults

Prediabetes refers to a condition when your blood pressure levels are significantly high, but not high enough to be called diabetes. People who develop type-2 diabetes usually have prediabetes. In addition, prediabetes is also...

Association of Pediatric Suicide with County-Level Poverty

Suicide is one of the leading causes of mortality in adolescents aged 10-19 years in the US. The prevalence of suicide is higher among youths in impoverished communities, but no significant association between poverty and...



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