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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 124
Published: 15 June 2022
10.1159/000516704
EISBN: 978-3-318-06296-0
... Anemia Undernourishment Obesity Growth Key Messages The World Health Organization (WHO) defines adolescents as those aged between 10 and 19 years, which can be split into early adolescents (those aged 10–14 years, a period characterized by pubertal, sexual, and brain development...
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 124
Published: 15 June 2022
10.1159/000516698
EISBN: 978-3-318-06296-0
... Obesity Children Adolescents Assessment Management Key Messages Body mass index (BMI; weight/height 2 ) should be plotted routinely on a BMI-for-age chart. The principles of obesity management include: management of comorbidities; family involvement; a developmentally...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 33
Published: 28 June 2018
10.1159/000487529
EISBN: 978-3-318-06143-7
..., is initiated. Estrogen replacement is important and natural 17β-estradiol, preferably transdermally, is the preferred choice, whereas the oral route can be used as an alternative depending on patient preference and compliance. Sexual activity is often delayed in the hypogonadal adolescent girl...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 47
Published: 30 June 2016
10.1159/000445157
EISBN: 978-3-318-05869-7
... in earlier stages. The adolescent female athlete is more prone to menstrual disorders than the more mature athlete, and recent data suggest that athletes may be able to reverse menstrual disorders by increasing their dietary energy intake without decreasing their exercise levels. The thyroid changes observed...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/000438896
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
... Abstract The period of adolescence is not only marked by important growth and pubertal events, but is also characterized by important psychosocial changes driven by a search for autonomy and the construction of one's identity. It can thus be easily understood that puberty disorders interfere...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 113
Published: 17 April 2015
10.1159/000367879
EISBN: 978-3-318-02691-7
... Adolescence Nutrition Adolescent health Key Messages • Adolescents (10-19 years of age) represent one fifth of the global population and are considered a healthy age group who will eventually enter the work force and raise the economic productivity of any country...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 113
Published: 17 April 2015
10.1159/000360331
EISBN: 978-3-318-02691-7
... Obesity Children Adolescents Assessment Management Key Messages • The BMI [weight (kg)/height (m) 2 ] should be plotted routinely on a BMI-for-age chart • The principles of obesity management include: management of comorbidities; family involvement; a developmentally...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 19
Published: 27 January 2015
10.1159/000368127
EISBN: 978-3-318-02799-0
... Abstract The high prevalence of childhood and adolescent obesity and the existence of an obesogenic environment in industrialized countries demand a societal obesity prevention strategy, i.e. structured health promotion. As scientists demand ‘far bigger and bolder steps' in the field...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 19
Published: 27 January 2015
10.1159/000368135
EISBN: 978-3-318-02799-0
... Abstract Bariatric surgery has been increasingly performed in adolescents over the past decade. Consensus guidelines have been developed to help heath care teams select adolescent candidates for surgery. Reports of short-term outcomes in adolescents have demonstrated similar BMI reduction...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 80
Published: 15 December 2014
10.1159/000360147
EISBN: 978-3-318-02672-6
... Abstract Rapid declines in fertility, increasing survival through infancy and childhood and greater longevity mean that this generation of adolescents will be the largest in human history. In low-income countries, the ‘youth bulge' has the potential to bring great economic prosperity...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 80
Published: 15 December 2014
10.1159/000360248
EISBN: 978-3-318-02672-6
... Abstract Adolescent development includes solidification of personal identity, ethical beliefs, approach to the world, patterns of friendships, cognitive sophistication and sexual/gender identity. Rapid brain development accounts for many of the changes of adolescence, but this can be affected...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 80
Published: 15 December 2014
10.1159/000366142
EISBN: 978-3-318-02672-6
... Abstract There has been a dramatic shift in the type of health issues that affect adolescents across the world, with a resulting requirement for health services to re-orient themselves to address these problems. Sexual and reproductive health is still a major problem in many low- and middle...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 17
Published: 29 November 2013
10.1159/000350344
EISBN: 978-3-318-02423-4
.... 14. O'Leary ST, Glanz JM, McClure DL, Akhtar A, Daley MF, Nakasato C, Baxter R, Davis RL, Izurieta HS, Lieu TA, Ball R: The risk of immune thrombocytopenic purpura after vaccination in children and adolescents. Pediatrics 2012;129:248-255. 15. Grainger JD, Rees JL, Reeves M, Bolton-Maggs PH...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 17
Published: 29 November 2013
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02423-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-02423-4
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 71
Published: 24 January 2013
10.1159/000342581
EISBN: 978-3-318-02270-4
... Abstract This essay provides a brief history of the etymology and usage of the phrase ‘secular change’ followed by a description of secular changes in height and relative leg length in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Both positive and negative changes are described. Possible causes...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000326622
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... Abstract Pediatric gynecological examination is very simple, but usually unrecognized by physicians without a specific experience in pediatric gynecology. It is always necessary and most of the time sufficient in children and adolescents consulting for gynecological complaints, endocrine...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000326633
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... accurate diagnoses. Ultrasonography which is a safe and available modality provides real-time images of multiple planes and therefore is ideal for pelvic evaluation. It should be an integral part of child and young adolescent examination. Additional modalities such as CT and MRI should be reserved...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000331775
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... Abstract Primary dysmenorrhea, which affects from 43 to 91% of adolescent girls, is defined as painful uterine cramps that precede and accompany menses. Primary dysmenorrhea is related to an overproduction of uterine prostaglandins which induces myometrium hypercontractility and arterioral...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000326688
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... Abstract When the symptoms of hyperandrogenism are mild in an adolescent girl, it is difficult to establish whether they are related to the physiological androgenization of puberty or to an incipient disease. The most frequent etiology is the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Its diagnosis...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000326689
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... Abstract Ovarian masses are the most frequent gynecological pathology seen in adolescent girls. Functional or organic tumors of the ovary are usually benign and the incidence rises with age. Most cysts are functional and adnexal torsion is the main complication, but a malignant etiology must...