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Prediabetes: What You Should Know

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Prediabetes is a serious condition that can be managed or reversed by making healthy diet and lifestyle choices.

Fellow’s Corner: Primary Care Pediatricians Critical in Screening for Type 2 Diabetes

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As a pediatric endocrinologist, my unfortunate answer to parents perplexed by their child’s diagnosis is: “No.” Related to rising rates of obesity, the incidence of youth-onset type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been increasing by 5% annually in the United States, with the greatest increase among racial and ethnic minorities.

The Buzz about New A1c Targets

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ISPAD has recommended that children with diabetes aim for a target A1C of less than 7%, instead of the higher target of 7.5%.