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Overweight children being underdiagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

Epidemiologists claim that increasing child obesity is causing an increase in undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. 24% of UK children are considered overweight or obese and thus 1400 children are expected to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The numbers actually diagnosed are much less so many are probably being undiagnosed.

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About: Overweight children being underdiagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

Date: 22 May 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/index.php?newsid=8567

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