Type 1 diabetes
is a life-long condition, usually requiring patients to inject themselves with insulin every day for the rest of their life. Type 2 diabetes
can also be a life-long issue requiring close monitoring and medication if lifestyle changes aren’t effective. Both types of diabetes are now affecting more and more American children. A new study examined the prevalence of diabetes over an eight year period in America’s youth. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Report.
Read the study in JAMA.