Type 2 diabetes used to be thought of as a disease of the elderly, but now it is very young, and many teenagers are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. So is type 2 diabetes in minors at risk for complications? The latest US study found that 60 per cent of participants had at least one diabetes-related complication, and nearly a third had two or more dangerous complications, within 15 years of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in teenagers, even though the drop in blood sugar was manageable. Therefore, we must do the prevention of type 2 diabetes in minors, early prevention and early control.
1.Juvenile type 2 diabetes patients are at great risk of complications
According to a recent study in the United States that followed 500 underage (10-17 years old) people with type 2 diabetes, it was found that 15 years after diagnosis, 67 percent of participants had hypertension, nearly 52 percent had dyslipidemia or high fat content in the blood, nearly 55 percent had kidney disease, 32 percent had neurological disease, and 51 percent had eye disease. Twenty-eight percent of the participants had two or more complications during follow-up, with triple high patients at greater risk. Therefore, prevention of type 2 diabetes in children should be done well, and prevention and control of complications in minors with type 2 diabetes should be done well.
2.Which minors are at risk for type 2 diabetes?
3.How to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in minors?
Therefore, the prevention of type 2 diabetes should start from children, and the type 2 diabetes in minors should be paid attention to to reduce the risk of complications!