• UNC Children's Named to U.S. News' “Best Children's Hospitals” for 12th Straight Year

    One year ago - By UNC Healthcare

    UNC Children's is nationally ranked in seven subspecialties, two in the top 25
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  • TEDDY data: Early type 1 diabetes signals, environmental triggers and diet associations

    One year ago - By Healio

    Analyses from the ongoing TEDDY study suggest that islet autoimmunity develops by age 2 years for many children who go on to develop type 1 diabetes, and certain illnesses, gut microbiota and even diet may affect disease progression.
    Data from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young , an international trial designed to identify environmental factors and gene-environment interactions causing islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes, show that there are at least two distinct endotypes defined by insulin autoantibodies, and several environmental factors - such as
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  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia tops pediatric diabetes, endocrinology rankings

    One year ago - By Healio

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was once again named the No. 1 hospital in the country for pediatric diabetes and endocrinology by the U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Children's Hospitals rankings.
    According to a press release from U.S. News & World Report, the Best Children's Hospitals methodology measures patient outcomes, including mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices.
    "This distinction reflects our commitment to consistently providing excellent, evidence-based and family-centered care
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  • Boston Children's Hospital ranked No. 1 for seventh consecutive year

    One year ago - By Healio

    Boston Children's Hospital, once again, has claimed the top spot in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings for Best Children's Hospital.
    This is the seventh consecutive year that Boston Children's Hospital came in first in the 14-year competition. The hospital included four No. 1 specialties in the 10 specialties that are used to judge the competition - nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology and lung surgery, as well as urology.
    “We evaluate pediatric programs across the country by collecting hundreds of data points on each program,”
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