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.
Section 1: Introduction 1.) Pathophysiology of Insulin Resistance and Type II Diabetes 2.) Epidemiology
Section 2: Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis 3.) Clinical Presentation of Type II Diabetes 4.) Diagnostic Criteria for Pediatriac Prediabetes 5.) Screening and Diagnosis of Type II Diabetes 6.) Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)
Section 3: Complications 7.) Hypertension, nephropathy and Type II Diabetes 8.) Dyslipidemia and Type II Diabetes 9.) Retinopathy and Type II Diabetes 10.) Depression and Type II Diabetes 11.) PCOS and Type II Diabetes 12.) Type II Diabetes and Fatty Liver
Section 4: Treatment 13.) Medications for the Treatment of Type II Diabetes 14.) Lifestyle Interventions 15.) Surgical Treatment