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Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Pediatric Populations

  • Shreepal M. Shah
Chapter
Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Key Points

T2DM is directly related to obesity across the life span. Pediatric obesity and T2DM remain increasingly epidemic worldwide.

Keywords

Pediatric Obesity Type 2 diabetes mellitus Epidemic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shreepal M. Shah
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  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of PediatricsThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center at MemphisMemphisUSA

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