Experts: Systemic changes needed to address Type 2 diabetes in adolescents

06/22/2009 | USA Today

Pediatric researchers say early and aggressive treatment can reverse symptoms of Type 2 diabetes in children, but systemic changes, such as better health insurance for older teens and those in their 20s, are needed to keep young diabetics healthy as they age. One pediatric endocrinologist said the rising number of children diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes is a concern, adding, "Clearly, diabetes is following obesity, and both have huge ramifications on long-term health."

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