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Children & Type II Diabetes

Posted by Dr. Colleen Stratton in Children's Health, News & Articles

There was a time when Diabetes was an “adult problem” that was rarely if ever seen in children; with the most common diagnoses of Type II Diabetes being “adult onset”. That has changed. In 2001, the increasing number of obese children and youth throughout the United States led policy makers to rank it as a critical public health threat. Since the 1970s, the rate of obesity has more than doubled for preschool children aged 2-5 years…