Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs)

Volume 28 • Number 2: Obesity and Diabetes in the Adolescent (2017 Fall)

Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs)
  • 2016
  • © American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Diane E. Lundquist, MS; Donald E. Greydanus, MD; Victor C. Strasburger, MD
  • ISSN 1934-4287
  • Pediatrics

 

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Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs) is the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Medicine. AM:STARs is a series of clinical reviews that detail advances in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of health problems affecting adolescents. Published 2 times per year, the journal offers adolescent medicine specialists and other primary care physicians who treat adolescent patients with state of the art information on all 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

Complementary Titles from American Academy of Pediatrics:

Cardiology

Dermatology

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology

Gynecology/STIs

Infectious Diseases

Nephrology

Psychiatry

Pulmonology

Rheumatology

Sports Medicine


AM:STARs Previous Topics covered and included:

  • • Volume 28 • Number 1: Common Clinical Situations: A Resource for Practical Care and Exam Review (2017 April)
  • • Volume 27 • Number 2: Youth Violence Prevention and Intervention in Clinical and Community-Based Settings (Fall 2016)
  • • Volume 27 • Number 1: Clinical GI Challenges in the Adolescent (2016 April)
  • • Volume 26 • Number 3: Acute Emergencies in Adolescents - (2015 December)
  • • Volume 26 • Number 2: Advances in the Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in Adolescents - (2015 August)
  • • Volume 26 • Number 1: Sports Medicine and Sport Injuries - (2015 April)
  • • Volume 25 • Number 3: Social Networking & New Technologies - (2014 December)
  • • Volume 25 • Number 2: Hot Topics in Adolescent Health - (2014 August)
  • • Volume 25 • Number 1: Substance Use and Abuse by Adolescents - (2014 April)
  • • Volume 24 • Number 3: Young Adult Health - (2013 December)
  • • Volume 24 • Number 2: Current Psychopharmacology for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescents - (2013 August)
  • • Volume 24 • Number 1: Subspecialty Update - (2013 April)
  • • Volume 23 • Number 3: Nutrition and Physical Activity (2012 December)
  • • Volume 23 • Number 2: Case Studies in Adolescent Health (2012 August)
  • • Volume 23 • Number 1: Adolescent Gynecology (2012 April)
  • • Volume 22 • Number 3: Advances in Health Promotion for Adolescents and Young Adults (2011 December)
  • • Volume 22 • Number 2: Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Health Care (2011 August)
  • • Volume 22 • Number 1: Dermatology (2011 April)
  • • Volume 21 • Number 3: Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Adolescents (2010 December)
  • • Volume 21 • Number 2: Infectious Diseases and Immunizations (2010 August)
  • • Volume 21 • Number 1: Asthma and Diabetes in Adolescents (2010 April)
  • • Volume 20 • Number 3: International Health Issues in Adolescents (2009 December)
  • • Volume 20 • Number 2: Handbook of Adolescent Medicine 2nd Edition (2009 August)
  • • Volume 20 • Number 1: What's New In Adolescent Clinical Care? (2009 April)
  • • Volume 19 • Number 3: Metabolic Challenges to Adolescent Health (2008 December)
  • • Volume 19 • Number 2: ADHD/Learning Disorders (2008 August)
  • • Volume 19 • Number 1: Evaluation & Management of Adolescent Issues (2008 April)
  • • Volume 18 • Number 3: Adolescent Sexuality (2007 December)
  • • Volume 18 • Number 2: E-Health (2007 August)
  • • Volume 18 • Number 1: Musculoskeletal Disorders (2007 May)

 

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