Most Popular Articles of 2018

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Management of Type 1 Diabetes With a Very Low–Carbohydrate Diet
Belinda S. Lennerz, Anna Barton, Richard K. Bernstein, R. David Dikeman, Carrie Diulus, Sarah Hallberg, Erinn T. Rhodes, Cara B. Ebbeling, Eric C. Westman, William S. Yancy Jr, David S. Ludwig
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-3349

Lactobacillus reuteri to Treat Infant Colic: A Meta-analysis
Valerie Sung, Frank D’Amico, Michael D. Cabana, Kim Chau, Gideon Koren, Francesco Savino, Hania Szajewska, Girish Deshpande, Christophe Dupont, Flavia Indrio, Silja Mentula, Anna Partty, Daniel Tancredi
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-1811

Adolescent Exposure to Toxic Volatile Organic Chemicals From E-Cigarettes
Mark L. Rubinstein, Kevin Delucchi, Neal L. Benowitz, Danielle E. Ramo
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-3557

Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in US Children, 1999–2016
Asheley Cockrell Skinner, Sophie N. Ravanbakht, Joseph A. Skelton, Eliana M. Perrin, Sarah C. Armstrong
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-3459

Infant Hospitalizations and Mortality After Maternal Vaccination
Lakshmi Sukumaran, Natalie L. McCarthy, Elyse O. Kharbanda, Gabriela Vazquez-Benitez, Heather S. Lipkind, Lisa Jackson, Nicola P. Klein, Allison L. Naleway, David L. McClure, Rulin C. Hechter, Alison T. Kawai, Jason M. Glanz, Eric S. Weintraub
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-3310

Hospitalization for Suicide Ideation or Attempt: 2008–2015
Gregory Plemmons, Matthew Hall, Stephanie Doupnik, James Gay, Charlotte Brown, Whitney Browning, Robert Casey, Katherine Freundlich, David P. Johnson, Carrie Lind, Kris Rehm, Susan Thomas, Derek Williams
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-2426

Firearm Storage in Homes With Children With Self-Harm Risk Factors
John Scott, Deborah Azrael, Matthew Miller
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-2600

Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2010–2016
Mei Shang, Lenee Blanton, Lynnette Brammer, Sonja J. Olsen, Alicia M. Fry
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-2918

Prenatal Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis Vaccination and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Tracy A. Becerra-Culqui, Darios Getahun, Vicki Chiu, Lina S. Sy, Hung Fu Tseng
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-0120

Trajectories of E-Cigarette and Conventional Cigarette Use Among Youth
Krysten W. Bold, Grace Kong, Deepa R. Camenga, Patricia Simon, Dana A. Cavallo, Meghan E. Morean, Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-1832