Communities around the world have seen a dramatic rise in the incidence of childhood obesity and pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Although significant advancement has been made in our understanding of the pathogenesis and risk factors for T2DM in children during the past 15 years, we have yet to find the safest and most effective ways to prevent and treat this disease. This review highlights our understanding of T2DM in children and outlines treatment strategies.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Nov 2007|