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    guest editors Christopher F. Bolling, Michael Dedekian.
    Summary: "AM:STARs is the official publication of the AAP Section on Adolescent Health. Published 2 times per year, it offers adolescent specialists and primary care physicians timely information on 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; [and] genetics of obesity"--Publisher's description.

    Adolescent weight management in the primary care setting
    Laboratory evaluation of obesity in adolescents: recommendations and controversies
    Avoiding weight bias and stigma
    Motivational interviewing in adolescent weight management
    Dietary approaches and behavioral strategies for adolescent weight management
    Physical activity promotion in the adolescent patient
    Serious but overlooked complications of obesity: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea
    Disorders of growth and puberty in obesity
    Genetic and epigenetic causes of obesity
    Management of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in children and adolescents
    Type 1 diabetes mellitus in adolescents
    Pumps, sensors, and emerging artificial pancreas technology.
    Digital Access AAP ebooks 2017