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Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Youth
Posted: Monday, May 07, 2012
Rising childhood obesity in America has brought more cases of type 2 diabetes in youth. A combination of 2 diabetes drugs was more effective in treating youth with type 2 diabetes than metformin alone, according to a new study.

Type 2 More Dangerous in Children
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012
Alarming increases of type 2 diabetes in children are no closer to being managed successfully and more aggressive treatment is needed at the start of diagnosis due to the fact that one drug is not enough to control blood sugars.

Autism Linked to Mom's Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2012
Mothers who are obese or who have diabetes appear to be more likely to have children with neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism....

Medtronic Remote Diabetes Monitor Gets U.S. Approval
Posted: Sunday, January 08, 2012
Medtronic Inc. has announced it has received regulatory approval for the first remote glucose monitor that will let parents check the blood sugar of a diabetic child sleeping in another room.

Ninety-two Percent of Obese Kids Have a Vitamin D Deficiency
Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011
Overweight kids have lower levels of vitamin D than their slimmer counterparts, regardless of season, sex, or race and ethnicity.

New Approach to Management of Overeating in Children
Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
The published study describes two new methods for reducing overeating.

Fiber Use in Teens Lowers Heart and Diabetes Risks
Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2011
Teenagers who eat a lot of fiber-rich foods, such as vegetables and whole grains, are less likely to have risk factors for diabetes and heart disease.

Newborn Period Crucial Time Window to Prevent Later Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, November 06, 2011
A new approach to prevent type 2 diabetes may be on the horizon. The use of exendin-4 in newborns may prevent diabetes later in life.

Children Destined to Be Obese and Eventually Diabetic Identified by Age 3.5
Posted: Sunday, October 09, 2011
A prospective analysis of body mass index (BMI) in 1957 children from ages 5 months to 8 years reveals that an "atypically elevated BMI trajectory" that leads to obesity is identifiable by age 3.5 years.

EASD: Outpatient Test Discriminates MODY from Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2011
A measure of the postprandial ratio of urinary C-peptide to creatinine (UCPCR) can distinguish maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) from type 1 diabetes mellitus, allowing some children who would otherwise be treated with insulin to receive oral antidiabetic agents alone.

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