Diabetes Difficult for Teens to Control

In a Canadian Press post by the Huffington Post website, writer Alicia Chang explores details surrounding a study recently released looking at teens and Diabetes:

New research sends a stark warning to overweight teens: If you develop diabetes, you’ll have a very tough time keeping it under control.

A major study, released Sunday, tested several ways to manage blood sugar in teens newly diagnosed with diabetes and found that nearly half of them failed within a few years and 1 in 5 suffered serious complications. The results spell trouble for a nation facing rising rates of “diabesity” — Type 2 diabetes brought on by obesity.

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