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
1 in 4 parents who drink alcohol on special occasions are not likely to plan how much they drink or whether they’ll be able to take care of their child the next day. 3 in 10 parents know of an adult who may have caused an unsafe situation for their child due to drinking alcohol on a special occasion. 1 in 12 parents admitted to a prior situation where they may have been too impaired from alcohol to take care of their parenting responsibilities.