TITLE

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology

AUTHOR(S)
D'ADAMO, EBE; CAPRIO, SONIA
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS161
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines current knowledge regarding the pathophysiology and natural history of the glucose homeostasis alterations in youth. The epidemiology of type 2 diabetes is described. Several complications in which youths with type 2 diabetes are at risk include hypertension, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and metabolic syndrome. Insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity are the principal components of blood glucose regulation pathway.
ACCESSION #
61968005

 

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