Diabetes Rates Increase Significantly Among American Youth
Type 1, Type 2 Both on the Rise
PHILADELPHIA, PA, Jun 09, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The first analysis of diabetes trends among American youth reveals that the prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 increased among young people substantially over the past decade. Researchers also found that complications such as nerve damage are already emerging in young people, raising concerns about the long-term health consequences for this and subsequent generations if the trend is not reversed, as reported at the American Diabetes Association's 72nd Scientific Sessions(R).
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