Diabetic autoimmune markers in children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes.

BACKGROUND There is an increase in the incidence of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. Absence of known diabetes autoimmune markers is sometimes required to confirm the diagnosis. OBJECTIVE To identify clinical and autoimmune characteristics of type 2 diabetes in a pediatric population. METHOD We report an analysis of 48 children and… CONTINUE READING