Type 2 diabetes progresses faster in kids, study finds

June 4, 2013

By Serena Gordon Type 2 diabetes is more aggressive in children than adults, with signs of serious complications seen just a few years after diagnosis, new research finds. “Based on the latest results, it seems like type 2 is progressing more rapidly in children,” said Dr. Jane Chiang, senior vice president of medical affairs and […]

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Obese kids at risk for kidney disease as adults

April 9, 2013

By Charlene Laino Avoiding excess weight gain in childhood and young adulthood could prevent many cases of chronic kidney disease later in life, researchers reported. “A study of over 5,000 children born in 1946 found that more than one-third of chronic kidney disease cases at age 60 to 64 years in the United States could be […]

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