Health Alert: Number of Children with Diabetes on the Rise

(CBS) - The number of US children and teens with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes increased significantly between 2001 and 2009. The study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows Type 1 Diabetes increased 21% and Type 2 Diabetes jumped 30.5 %.
(CBS) - A Canadian study finds less than 2-percent of healthy urban children receive dental care by age 2.

Researcher found kids who had never been to a dentist were more likely to have used a bottle longer and have more sweetened beverages.
(CBS) - Another pediatric study finds a motivating doctor can help overweight children lower their body mass index. Over a 2 year period, the doctors used techniques such as reflective listening and shared decision making to help their patients get to a healthier weight.


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