Childhood Type 2: Preventable & Difficult to TreatThe Diabetes Site
Primarily due to the increase in childhood obesity, the incidence of type 2 diabetes is increasing in children. In fact, two decades ago, the disease was generally considered to be an adult disease. Complicating treatment is the fact that the disease is more difficult to treat in children. To address this challenge, the researchers evaluated a combination of drug therapies. Their findings were reported online on April 29 in The New England Journal of Medicine.