Pediatricians issue guidelines on type 2 diabetes

01/28/2013 | · Wall Street Journal, The

The American Academy of Pediatrics, in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association and other groups, is releasing its first-ever guidelines on managing type 2 diabetes in children. The recommendations, published in the journal Pediatrics, advise screening all obese children for diabetes, encouraging a healthy diet and physical activity, and using early aggressive treatment with medication for some children.

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