Chapter 23. Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman3,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair4,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant5 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer6
  1. Jonathan E. Shaw1 and
  2. Dana M. Dabelea2

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch23

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Shaw, J. E. and Dabelea, D. M. (2008) Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents, in The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition (eds J.-M. Ekoé, M. Rewers, R. Williams and P. Zimmet), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Endocrinologie, Métabolisme et Nutrition, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Canada

  2. 4

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

  3. 5

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

  4. 6

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Baker IDI, Heart & Diabetes Institute, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017272

Online ISBN: 9780470779750

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Keywords:

  • oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in diabetes diagnosis;
  • youth type 2 diabetes - patterns and epidemiology;
  • children and adolescents - type 2 diabetes epidemiology;
  • type 2 diabetes and urbanization growth;
  • polycystic ovary syndrome and menstrual irregularities;
  • hyperinsulinemic–euglycemic clamp - hyperinsulinemia in AA children;
  • Pima Indian families - nondiabetic offspring high BMI;
  • Pima Indian youth - pregnancy maternal diabetes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence and Incidence

  • Profile of Children and Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes

  • Factors in the Development of Type 2 Diabetes

  • Conclusions

  • References