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.
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.
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.
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.
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.