Developmental Origins of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes
Investigate the impacts of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the health of American children, which includes an alarmingly high likelihood of developing diabetes-related complications and comorbidities. Also, learn about the intrauterine effects of obesity and diabetes on children. Presented by Dr. Dana Dabelea, Conrad M. Riley Endowed Professor, Epidemiology & Pediatrics, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado. (2018)
A new study led by researchers from the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit found girls in rural B.C. communities with poor access to local mental health services are at the highest risk of intentionally poisoning themselves. The most common substance used was non-opioid painkillers and the second most common substance used was medication for anxiety and depression.
Dr. Pascal Lavoie and his team compared the immune responses of babies to those of COVID-19-negative adults from Metro Vancouver. The antibody reactivity to SARS-CoV-2 in almost all of these adults was up to 100-fold higher compared to the infants at second blood sera collection. The researchers estimate that between 90-99 per cent of adults have positive antibody reactivity to SARS-CoV-2 antigens.
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