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Never Too Young to Get Healthy
Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Obesity rates in children call for early patient education on healthy lifestyles.

Type 1 to Triple, Type 2 to Quadruple in Youth
Posted: Monday, December 03, 2012
The numbers of young people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are likely to rise dramatically during the next 40 years, particularly among minority populations.

Child Obesity Risks Greater than Thought
Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Children who are obese may have an even higher risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other weight-related diseases later in life than has been thought.

Childhood Obesity Affects Brain Development
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Brain development issues may occur in children who are overweight, obese, or at risk for metabolic syndrome.

Using Antibiotics in Babies May Increase Risk for Obesity and Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2012
New research suggests that giving babies antibiotics between the ages of 10 months and 3 years may increase their chances of being overweight in childhood.

Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Rates Increase Significantly among American Youth
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012
The prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 increased among young people substantially over the past decade. Researchers also found that complications such as nerve damage are…

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.

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.

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