Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

May 2011
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS177
Academic Journal
The article summarizes knowledge and facts about type 2 diabetes in adolescents, with emphasis on the therapy for the disease, its comorbidities and complications. Some known comorbidities of type 2 diabetes are hypertension and dyslipidemia. Examples of diabetes complications that may develop from patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at a younger age include myocardial infarction and microalbuminuria. Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic (HHNK) is a syndrome that occurs among young people with type 2 diabetes.


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