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How is diabetes diagnosed in children?

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Many children have no symptoms before they are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Most of the time, diabetes is discovered when a blood or urine test taken for other health problems shows diabetes.

From: Diabetes Testing WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Centers for Disease Control: National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014. American Diabetes Association: "All About Diabetes." Woerle, H. , 2004. Forouhi, G. 006. Phillips, LS. 2006. News release, FDA.
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Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 20, 2017

SOURCES: Centers for Disease Control: National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014. American Diabetes Association: "All About Diabetes." Woerle, H. , 2004. Forouhi, G. 006. Phillips, LS. 2006. News release, FDA.
Archives of Internal MedicineDiabetologia, 2Diabetes Care,

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 20, 2017

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