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Rise in Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Influences AAP to Release New Recommendations
January 31, 2013
Children's National Medical Center's Fran Cogen, MD, supports the new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics aiming to treat childhood type 2 diabetes. Highlights of the new recommendations include treating with insulin right at diagnosis, using Metformin as first-line therapy, and mandatory lifestyle change programs for nutrition and exercise.
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