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Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

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.

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  • Physical Activity
  • Sedentary Behavior
  • Eating Disorder
  • Behavioral Health
  • American Diabetes Association

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Delamater, A.M., Jacquez, F., Patino-Fernandez, A.M. (2009). Type 2 Diabetes in Youth. In: O'Donohue, W. (eds) Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-87687-0_9

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