Among Youth, Type 2 Diabetes Is Growing Faster than Type 1

Among youth in the United States, the growth of type 2 diabetes is 166% that of type 1. Seventy-five percent of youth diagnosed with type 2 diabetes develop one or more comorbidity by age 21, all but ensuring a lifetime of burdensome medical costs, diminished quality...

Once Rare, Child Type 2 Diabetes Cases On the Rise

Last year in Texas, doctors diagnosed a 3-year-old girl with type 2 diabetes in the youngest case of the disease ever recorded. Historically rare, such diagnoses are becoming increasingly common: more than 5,000 new cases of type 2 diabetes in children are diagnosed...