Diabetes Wellness Promotion :: Nationwide Children's Hospital


Metabolic disorders include insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. An estimated 30 percent of overweight adolescents ages 12 to 19 have metabolic syndrome. The percentage of children with newly diagnosed diabetes classified as type 2 has increased from less than 5 percent before 1994 to 30 to 50 percent in subsequent years.

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