Emergence of type 2 diabetes in an hospital based cohort of children with diabetes mellitus.

@article{OrtegaRodriguez2001EmergenceOT,
  title={Emergence of type 2 diabetes in an hospital based cohort of children with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={E Ortega-Rodriguez and Claire L{\'e}vy-Marchal and Nicole Tubiana and Paul C Czernichow and Michel Polak},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 5 Pt 1},
  pages={574-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Increasing awareness of the heterogeneity of diabetes mellitus (DM) at presentation is changing our approach to this disease. We used the 1999 American Diabetes Association (ADA) criteria to determine the distribution of DM patterns in a large pediatric cohort with the aim of documenting the emergence of type 2 diabetes mellitus. MATERIAL AND METHODS Charts of diabetic children aged 1 to 16 years and admitted to our center between 1993 and 1998 were reviewed for data needed to… CONTINUE READING

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