Over the last few decades, the pediatric endocrine community has noticed a rise in metabolic consequences of childhood obesity. Thus, this issue of Pediatric Annals highlights these consequences to make the general pediatrician aware of these conditions with the goal of identifying them early to avoid the complications likely to arise if left untreated. Furthermore, this issue intends to keep the general pediatrician fully informed regarding emerging diabetes technologies, genetic causes of diabetes, endocrinologic complications of childhood cancer, and the concept of transition of care

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