Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Young People: A Matter of National Concern
A claims data review suggests new approaches are needed for prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population.
Researchers Turn Attention to "Power" of Diabetes Camps
Researchers who study diabetes camps have increasingly turned to the psychosocial benefits for children who gain opportunities to be around others like themselves.
Mississippi Taking Steps to Reduce Childhood Obesity
The chairman of the Mississippi State Senate Medicaid Committee outlines steps the state has taken to promote healthier lifestyles among children.
Diabetes Rates Rise Among US Youth, Especially Minorities
The gap in disease incidence among ethnic groups demands a policy response, say experts who weighed in on the SEARCH data.
Understanding What the Young Person With Diabetes Needs
From the Editor-in-Chief
Joslin's Lori Laffel, MD, MPH, Explains the Challenge of Transitioning to Self-Care
An expert discusses her research on a critical period for patients with type 1 diabetes: moving from having parents make care decisions to taking control of disease management.
Mental Health Care in Pediatric Diabetes: Overcoming Challenges and Barriers
The American Diabetes Association recently recognized the important role that psychosocial care plays in diabetes management. Addressing behavioral health needs at all stages of development in youth with diabetes is critical.
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