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Patricia C. Parkin
University of Toronto
Intensive care medicinePhysical therapyPediatricsDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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OBJECTIVES: While studies exist on the association between screen time and cardiometabolic risk among adolescents, research examining the effect of screen time on cardiometabolic risk in young children is lacking. The primary objective of this study was to examine the association between daily screen time and cardiometabolic risk (CMR) [sum of age- and sex-standardized z-scores of systolic blood pressure (SBP), glucose, log-triglycerides, waist circumference (WC), and negative high-density lipop...
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#1Laura M. Kinlin (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 5
Last. Patricia C. ParkinH-Index: 42
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KEY POINTS A 2-year-old girl with constipation (since 1 year of age) presented with a 1-day history of headache, vomiting and fever. Her physician ordered blood tests, which led to a diagnosis of severe nutritional iron deficiency anemia. The patient’s hemoglobin level was 52 (reference interval
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#1Xuedi Li (U of T: University of Toronto)
#2Charles Keown-Stoneman (U of T: University of Toronto)
Last. John L. Sievenpiper (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 44
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BACKGROUND: Rapid growth is associated with increased cardiometabolic risk (CMR) in adolescence and adulthood. Little is known about whether the association between rapid growth and increased CMR originates in early childhood. OBJECTIVES: To identify age and sex standardized body mass index (zBMI) trajectories and to examine the association between zBMI trajectories and CMR outcomes in children 0 to 60 months. STUDY DESIGN: A longitudinal cohort study was conducted through The Applied Research G...
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#1Peter J. Gill (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 16
#2Patricia C. Parkin (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 42
Last. Sanjay Mahant (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 23
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#1Patricia C. ParkinH-Index: 42
Last. Dalah MasonH-Index: 2
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In infants 1-3 years of age, we found higher serum ferritin values associated with higher cognitive function, as measured by the Mullen Scales of Early Learning (P = .02 for the nonlinear relationship). A serum ferritin of 17 μg/L corresponded to the maximum level of cognition, beyond which there was no meaningful improvement. Trial registration Clinicaltrials.gov NCT01481766 and NCT01869530 .
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#1Karen Eny (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea)
#1Karen M. EnyH-Index: 11
Last. Catherine S. BirkenH-Index: 17
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Abstract Objective Sugar-containing beverages (SCBs) including 100% fruit juice, fruit drinks and soda substantially contribute to total caloric intake in young children. The objective of this study was to examine whether consumption of SCB is associated with cardiometabolic risk (CMR) in preschool children, along with whether 100% fruit juice and sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) is associated with CMR. Study Design We used a repeated measures study design examining SCB consumption and CMR outcome...
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#1Peter J. GillH-Index: 16
#2Patricia C. ParkinH-Index: 42
Last. Sanjay MahantH-Index: 23
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Introduction Skin and soft tissue infections of the eye can be classified based on anatomic location as either anterior to the orbital septum (ie, periorbital cellulitis) or posterior to the orbital septum (ie, orbital cellulitis). These two conditions are often considered together in hospitalised children as clinical differentiation is difficult, especially in young children. Prior studies have identified variation in management of hospitalised children with orbital cellulitis; however, they ha...
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#1Peter D WongH-Index: 2
#2Patricia C. ParkinH-Index: 42
Last. Cornelia M. Borkhoff (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 17
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Abstract Objective Health care policy positions breastfeeding as an important part of the solution to household food insecurity; however, there are critical gaps in our knowledge of the relationship between breastfeeding duration (exposure variable) and household food insecurity (outcome variable). Our objective was to examine this relationship. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted from 2008 to 2016 of healthy urban children (N = 3838) who were 0 to 3years old and recruited from The App...
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#1Catherine S. BirkenH-Index: 17
#2Jessica OmandH-Index: 3
Last. Magdalena Janus (McMaster University)H-Index: 15
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Introduction School readiness is a multidimensional construct that includes cognitive, behavioural and emotional aspects of a child’s development. School readiness is strongly associated with a child’s future school success and well-being. The Early Development Instrument (EDI) is a reliable and valid teacher-completed tool for assessing school readiness in children at kindergarten age. A substantial knowledge gap exists in understanding how early child growth, health behaviours, nutrition, card...
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