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Vaccination coverage with many recommended vaccines is high by age 24 months

CDC: Vaccination Coverage Generally High by Age 24 Months

Coverage with at least two doses of flu vaccine higher for children born 2016 to 2017 versus 2014 to 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct. 2-5

The American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference The annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics was held virtually this year from Oct....
Proactive interventions such as asthma self-management education

Proactive Interventions Cut Spending for Children With Asthma

Reductions in utilization varied by state and intervention
Children with autism spectrum disorder and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder have more doctor and hospital visits during infancy

Autism, ADHD Linked to More Doctor, Hospital Visits by Age 1

Patterns of health care use before age 1 distinctive in autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Asthma and food hypersensitivity at age 12 years are associated with an increased risk for irritable bowel syndrome at age 16 years

UEG: Allergy-Related Dz Tied to Irritable Bowel Syndrome at 16

Asthma and food hypersensitivity at age 12 years associated with increased risk for IBS at age 16 years
Among children who are hospitalized

Hospital Outcomes Worse for Children With Chronic Kidney Disease

Length of stay, costs, mortality risk greater than for children hospitalized with other chronic illnesses
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Racism, Preventive Care at Forefront of American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

Elizabeth Murray, D.O., AAP spokesperson, discussed the highlights of this year's virtual conference with HD Live!
A single diabetic ketoacidosis episode is associated with subtle memory declines soon after type 1 diabetes diagnosis in children

DKA Episode May Harm Cognitive Function in Children With T1D

Lower IQ and worse memory seen in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes and single event
Racial disparities in insulin pump use among children with type 1 diabetes have persisted for 15 years

Disparities in Insulin Pump Use Persist, 2005 to 2019

Use higher among White children with type 1 diabetes versus Black and Hispanic children
Increased unemployment is associated with increases in pediatric hospitalizations for four potentially economy-sensitive conditions

Unemployment Linked to Increases in Pediatric Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations increased for four economy-sensitive conditions, including substance abuse, diabetes