Health Alert: Number of Children with Diabetes on the Rise - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Health Alert: Number of Children with Diabetes on the Rise

Posted: Updated:
(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.

Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.