With the rising rates of childhood obesity in the U.S., reports suggest that an increasing number of children in the U.S. now have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), a disease which was once believed to occur only in adults. Screening tests are important tools for both disease detection and for disease prevention in the case of T2DM.
Dr. Adler's clinical and research interest is in the care of children and adolescents with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease). His research focus is on developing strategies to individualize patient care to improve short and long-term outcomes and improve health related quality of life.
Research from the National Poll on Children's Health
Two-thirds of parents report their child has had a headache not related to a fall or head injury. 1 in 6 would withhold pain relief medicine so the doctor could see how bad their child's headache is. Parents vary in whether they would take children to the ER for headache with neck stiffness and fever, possible signs of meningitis.