Type 2 Diabetes: A Growing Epidemic In ChildrenThe Diabetes Site
Diabetes Health gets an insider’s point of view on the growing epidemic of type 2 diabetes in children today. Bay Area diabetes educator, Christine Quan, has been specializing in nutrition for the past 27 years and understands diabetes first hand, as she has been a type 1 diabetic for 50 years.
Watch as she talks with Scott about helping people learn about the effects of both type 1 and 2 diabetes and the biggest challenge of type 2 diabetes in children. Twenty-fives years ago there was only a few kids in the Bay Area diagnosed with type 2 diabetes but now about 50% of their pediatric population have type 2 diabetes. Join Christine in her mission to educate parents and children about the preventative measures they can take against type 2 diabetes.