Obesity

We're currently researching into Obesity

Obesity is becoming an increasingly critical health issue, especially so in children. Around 30 per cent of New Zealand children are overweight or obese, predisposing them to long-term, adverse health outcomes including coronary, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes among others.

Are babies treated with dextrose gel, a measure for reducing low blood sugar in babies, symptom-free at two years of age?

A study of children at two years of age assessing whether there are any adverse effects eventuating from the dextrose gel used to treat their hypoglycaemia at birth.

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A computer model to adjust the insulin dose in preterm babies with high blood sugar levels

A computer programme that helps to keep blood sugar levels in a safe range for preterm babies treated with insulin, to help avoid brain damage after preterm birth.

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Optimising babies weight through nutritional intervention in obese mothers

A sustainable nutritional intervention in overweight mothers to reduce the cycle of obesity and its adverse effects on children.

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Are babies treated with dextrose gel, a measure for reducing low blood sugar in babies, symptom-free at two years of age

A study to trial the effectiveness of dextrose gel as a prevention rather than a treatment of hypoglycaemia and its consequences in at-risk babies.

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PROVIDE: a randomised controlled trial of increased protein intake in extremely low birth weight babies (ELBW) in the first week of life to improve neurodevelopmental outcome

A randomised control trial into protein intake in ELBW babies, to determine whether an additional one gram per day of protein will improve neuro developmental outcome.

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