Pediatric Type II Diabetes, 1st Edition

Author :
Grace Kim

Traditionally considered an adult disorder, type 2 diabetes in children has been steadily increasing in the past several years. This easy-to-read reference presents a succinct overview of clinically-focused topics covering diagnosis, treatment, ma......view more

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Traditionally considered an adult disorder, type 2 diabetes in children has been steadily increasing in the past several years. This easy-to-read reference presents a succinct overview of clinically-focused topics covering diagnosis, treatment, management, and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in pediatric patients. An ideal reference for both pediatric endocrinologists as well as pediatricians, it’s an excellent overview of this fast-changing and complex field.


Key Features
  • Covers clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, screening, and other topics related to diagnosis.
  • Discusses complications such as hypertension, retinopathy, depression, PCOS, fatty liver, and more.
  • Includes information on medications, lifestyle interventions, and surgical treatment.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and experience in this timely area into one convenient resource.

Author Information
By Grace Kim, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrine, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington