Study: Glucose control declines rapidly in youths with Type 2 diabetes

09/15/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

A U.S. study revealed that Type 2 diabetes progresses more rapidly in children and adolescents than it does in adults. Researchers found that insulin doses for young patients need to be increased within two years after diagnosis, indicating a more rapid decline in beta cell function than is typical in Type 2 diabetic adults.

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