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Diabetes and Kids
Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk...
SOURCE: BMJ, news release, March 13, 2017

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 -- Kids who get too much screen time may be more likely to have risk factors that increase their chances of type 2 diabetes, new research says.

Watching television, playing video games or sitting in front of a computer or other device for more than three hours each...

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Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications...
SOURCES: Dana Dabelea, M.D., Ph.D., professor, epidemiology and pediatrics, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora; William Cefalu, M.D., chief science, medical and mission officer, American Diabetes Association; Feb. 28, 2017, Journal of the American Medical Association

TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 -- Young people with type 2 diabetes are much more likely to show signs of complications from the blood sugar disease than those who have type 1 diabetes, a new study shows.

While the researchers found that about three in four teens and young adults with type 2 diab...

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