Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Pearl: When It Comes to Screening Children for Type 2 Diabetes, Use Best Clinical Judgement

Author
Scott T. Vergano, MD
  • Your patient is a 12-year-old girl who is overweight. Obesity runs in her family’s history and her father has type 2 diabetes. Her parents believe she should be screened for diabetes.

     

    How would you advise this patient?

    (Answer and discussion on the next page)