Inside Your Health: Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes affects about 175,000 people under the age of 20.
According to a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that number is projected to increase by nearly 700% over the next 40 years.
Health experts say this alarming projection makes it crucial that we address the underlying causes and increase our efforts to prevent and manage this condition.
KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou explains what is causing the increase, the risks of Type 2 diabetes and what parents should look for if they’re concerned about the risk in this edition of “Inside Your Health.”