New Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

New Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option this year. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

Why is childhood diabetes on the rise?

Why is childhood diabetes on the rise?

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. Diabetes continues to be a growing problem among our nation’s children. Did you…

Incidence of diabetes and pre-diabetes on the rise

Incidence of diabetes and pre-diabetes on the rise

Source: Penn State Hershey Medical Center whatdoctorsknow.com A generation ago, there was no such thing as pre-diabetes. Well, the condition…

High morning blood sugar common and treatable

High morning blood sugar common and treatable

By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I have type 2 diabetes. My blood sugar runs high in the morning, especially if…

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Is Your Family at Risk?

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Is Your Family at Risk?

According to the American Diabetes Association, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes every 19 seconds. Now, imagine…