Determination of Child Waist Circumference Cut Points for Metabolic Risk Based on Acanthosis Nigricans, the Children's Healthy Living Program
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: British Medical Journal confirm 'acanthosis nigricans' is a sign
DIABETES is increasingly becoming more of a common illness - how many people do you know affected by the condition? The British Medical Journal attributed this to three factors - population growth and ageing, as well as obesity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Acanthosis nigricans is caused by high blood sugar – what is it?
TYPE 2 diabetes: Having high blood sugar levels can have dire effects on one's body. Acanthosis nigricans is a condition caused by abnormal sugar levels present in the body. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about acanthosis nigricans
Acanthosis nigricans is a common skin condition often caused by diabetes or hormonal conditions. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of acanthosis nigricans here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ways to get rid of dark underarms
The skin under the arms can sometimes become darker in color than the rest of the body. Dark underarms are often the result of acanthosis nigricans (AN), which has several causes. These include hormonal disorders, genetics, and obesity. Treatments include home remedies, medication, and laser therapy. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

What are Potential Health Problems Associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
DiscussionPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 6-8% of reproductive-age women making it the most common endocrinopathy in this age group. There is no consensus on the specific diagnostic criteria for PCOS in adolescents as many of the characteristics overlap with normal adolescent physiology. However, patients should have evidence of hyperandrogenism, oligo- or amenorrhea, and potentially polycystic ovaries. PCOS has a genetic component although a specific gene has not been identified. Incidence of PCOS is 20-40% for a woman with a family history. Hyperandrogenism Androgen levels change during puberty therefore actual ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 5, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

At What Age Can Children Have Their Teeth Whitened?
Discussion The appearance of the teeth and mouth is part of what determines facial attractiveness which plays an important part in social interactions. It has been found that “…an aesthetically pleasing smile…depend[s] on tooth color, size, shape, and position, upper lip position, visibility of the teeth and amount of gingival display.” The attractiveness is obviously complex, but tooth color is one of the most important factors and most people would like pearly white teeth. Dental “…”whitening” is any process that will make teeth appear whiter.” Non-bleaching produ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 11, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Picture of Acanthosis Nigricans
Title: Picture of Acanthosis NigricansCategory: ImagesCreated: 10/19/2009 11:55:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 8, 2014 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

If Your Child Is Diabetic... Will You Know?
As a parent, I sometimes nag -- and I'll bet that you do, too. For instance, how often do you say things like this? "I don't want to hear your excuses. You're not too tired -- go take out the trash." "You just went to the bathroom. You can hold it until the end of the movie." "You don't need a snack or another drink of water. Go back to bed." "Don't talk to me in that tone of voice. Go to your room." I know I've said all these things at one time or another. But here's the thing: If you're saying them all the time, there's a chance that your child isn't simply being demanding, i...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news