Type 2 diabetes

Call to screen Indigenous children for T2DM as rates soar

The problem of type 2 diabetes in Indigenous children is so serious that screening should be rolled out in schools, a leading endocrinologist says. According to AIHW statistics from 2014 the incidence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is eight times higher in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 10-14 years compared to peers of ...

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