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Health Agencies Update
May 23/30, 2017

Increase in Diabetes Cases Among Young People

JAMA. 2017;317(20):2053. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5774

The incidence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in US youth younger than 20 years increased between 2002 and 2012, according to a new analysis from the ongoing SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health.