Diabetes Center News and Updates

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Goal: End Racial Disparities in Diabetes Care

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The Diabetes Center at CHOP aims to diminish persistent racial disparities in diabetes care by involving families, tracking treatment, follow-up care and device use, and revealing individuals’ implicit biases.  

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.