Type 2 diabetes and obesity in children and adolescents: experience from studies in Taiwanese population.

Abstract

Global prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children is rising recently, likely due to an increasing rate of childhood obesity. In Taiwan, an annual program of mass screen for diabetes with two-staged design, i.e. diagnosis by fasting plasma glucose when glycosuria was positive in two consecutive urine samples, has been conducted since 1992 for all… (More)

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