Type 2 diabetes

Time to focus on young/old-onset T2D

Young people with type 2 diabetes are being misdiagnosed as type 1 while the elderly are being underdiagnosed, the 2018 ADA Scientific Sessions was told. According to epidemiologist Dr Sharon Saydah, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 17% of young people with type 2 diabetes were misclassified. Yet because of their ...

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