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Children and Type 2 Diabetes 

David Cooke, M.D., Ali Mohamadi, M.D.
Children and Type 2 Diabetes  is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a disease that in the past was rarely seen in children, hence the old name "adult-onset diabetes."
  • It is now well recognized that T2DM also occurs in children less than 19 years old, and has increased in incidence since the 1980s.
  • The pathophysiology of T2DM in children is similar to that seen in adults, although specific differences exist.

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Last updated: August 1, 2017


Cooke, David, and Ali Mohamadi. "Children and Type 2 Diabetes ." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547028/all/Children_and_Type_2_Diabetes.
Cooke D, Mohamadi A. Children and Type 2 Diabetes . Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547028/all/Children_and_Type_2_Diabetes. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Cooke, D., & Mohamadi, A. (2017). Children and Type 2 Diabetes . In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547028/all/Children_and_Type_2_Diabetes
Cooke D, Mohamadi A. Children and Type 2 Diabetes  [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547028/all/Children_and_Type_2_Diabetes.
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