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Guideline released on adults with Down syndrome, while study looks at COVID-19 risk

A recent clinical guideline calls for screening patients with Down syndrome for Alzheimer-type dementia starting at age 40 years and diabetes starting at age 30 years. Down syndrome is also associated with high risk for death from COVID-19, a new study found.
27 Oct 2020

Longer lifespans emerge in Down syndrome

Transitioning a patient with Down syndrome from a pediatric practice to an adult physician can be challenging due to a lack of willing physicians, who may not feel that they know enough to provide care.
1 Feb 2021

MKSAP Quiz: cyanotic congenital heart disease in Down syndrome

This week's quiz asks readers to diagnose a woman with cyanotic congenital heart disease and Down syndrome.
1 Oct 2013

Improving celiac disease diagnosis

Celiac disease should be part of the differential diagnosis for several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.
1 Feb 2023

Eating disorders may cast a wider-than-expected net

This issue also covers extended lifespans for Down syndrome, the future of primary care, and subclinical hypothyroidism.
1 Feb 2021

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14 Sep 2010

History is key after childhood disease

A generation ago, most children with severe disabilities died before reaching adulthood. Now, more than 90% survive. From cancer or congenital heart disease to cystic fibrosis and Down syndrome, pediatric survivors need interns who can coordinate chronic care.
1 Sep 2010

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