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MMWR: Disparities in Diabetes Deaths Among Children and Adolescents — United States, 2000–2014

Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments)

Diabetes is a common chronic disease of childhood affecting approximately 200,000 children and adolescents in the United States (1). Children and adolescents with diabetes are at increased risk for death from acute complications of diabetes, including hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis (2,3); in 2012, CDC reported that during 1968–2009, diabetes mortality among U.S. persons aged ≤19 years declined by 61% (4). 

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