Type 2 diabetes in children.

  title={Type 2 diabetes in children.},
  author={Matthew Allen Sabin},
  journal={Clinical obesity},
  volume={3 3-4},
Obesity is a major healthcare problem with more than six out of 10 Australian adults (1), and around one in four of all children and adolescents (2), being overweight or obese – a situation that is predicted to continue to worsen over the next 15 years (1). Childhood obesity is associated with numerous comorbidities (3), including a propensity to insulin resistance, which can lead to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in susceptible individuals. While T2DM is still most commonly diagnosed in… CONTINUE READING
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