Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Trends Endocrinol Metab. 1998 Jul;9(5):194-9.

Insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity and diabetes in black children.

Author information

1
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Mellitus, Children's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2583, USA.

Abstract

Historically, type 2 diabetes has been considered rare in the pediatric population. However, over the last decade, there has been a disturbing upswing in the rate of non-type 1 diabetes in the pediatric age group, particularly adolescents, with a greater proportion of Black children being affected. In this review, the following questions will be addressed: (1) what are the clinical characteristics of youth-onset atypical diabetes, (2) how common is it, (3) what are the risk factors, and (4) how should it be treated?

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Elsevier Science
Loading ...
Support Center