Diabetes Management for the Pediatric and Adolescent Populations

About 208,000 young people under 20 years of age have diagnosed diabetes. Most of them have type 1 diabetes. However, as childhood and adolescent obesity rates continue to soar, type 2 diabetes, a disease that used to be seen primarily in adults over age 45, is becoming more common in younger people.

Children with diabetes and their families face unique challenges when dealing with this disease. No single management approach fits all children. Blood glucose targets; frequency of blood glucose testing; type, dose, frequency and administration of insulin or other medications; and details of meal planning may vary among individuals.

This six part series will provide information about type 1 and type 2 diabetes in young people, including how to manage the disease for health and well-being of this population.


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