Table of Contents

Genetics of Obesity.
Fetal Origins of Obesity and Diabetes.
ß-Cell Growth Mechanisms.
Race/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Body Mass Index (BMI) and the Resulting Spread of Obesity and Adult-Onset Diabetes Epidemics Among Adolescents.
Assessment and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease in Obese Children.
Community-Based Approaches to Reduce Pediatric Obesity.
Physical Activity Approaches to Pediatric Weight Management.
Behavior Modification in Pediatric Obesity.
Surgical Approaches to Pediatric Obesity.
Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Pediatric Populations.
Nutrition for the Diabetic Child.
Pharmacologic Approaches to Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity in Children and Adolescents.
Insulin Pump Management.
Hyperglycemic Crises in Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State.
Monogenic Diabetes.
Secondary Causes of Obesity in Childhood.