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Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

  • Alan M. Delamater
  • Farrah Jacquez
  • Anna Maria Patino-Fernandez
Chapter

This chapter first describes type 2 diabetes in youth including symptoms and the treatment regimen and reviews studies concerning its epidemiology. Common problems, co-morbidities, and cultural issues are then considered. The role of the behavioral health clinician is discussed next, followed by consideration of methodological issues and future research.

Keywords

Physical Activity Sedentary Behavior Eating Disorder Behavioral Health American Diabetes Association 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan M. Delamater
    • 1
  • Farrah Jacquez
    • 1
  • Anna Maria Patino-Fernandez
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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