The first ever guidelines for managing type 2 diabetes in children aged from 10 to 18 years have been issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

The AAP explained that over the last thirty years, childhood obesity rates have risen "dramatically" throughout the country, bringing with them several health problems, including type 2 diabetes. However, a study carried out by researchers from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that obesity rates among children in the USA did not change much during the first ten years of this millennium Read more