Record numbers of younger people have type 2 diabetes

01/2/2013 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

More than 20,000 adolescents and teens suffer from type 2 diabetes, and that number could grow 400% by 2050, according to a federal estimate. Managing the disease is especially problematic in young people, whose symptoms may not be readily apparent and who do not respond well to the restrictions involved. Experts worry about rising rates of complications from the disease as children age.

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