Diabetes Self-Management

Kids’ Health

Type 2 diabetes in youth is on the rise, largely influenced by the obesity epidemic. While the majority of children and adolescents with diabetes (less than 20 years old) have Type 1 diabetes—a condition in which the body makes very little to no insulin—more and more kids have been diagnosed with Type 2 in the last two decades. In Type 2 diabetes, the body produces some insulin, but not enough to

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