Top Facts About Diabetes In Children
Dr. Ambrish Mithal who has a special interest in Diabetes gives further insight into recent developments in Type 2 Diabetes i.e. Diabetes which is not dependant on insulin, particularly in children and adolescents.
As most of us are aware, diabetes is broadly divided into two types, as follows:
- Type 1 diabetes: also called insulin dependent diabetes (previously known as juvenile diabetes) typically occurs in children and is characterized by severe insulin deficiency, where insulin is necessary for control of diabetes.
- Type 2 diabetes: is also called non insulin dependent diabetes (previously called