Deborah De Santis-Moniaci Ph.D .. Assistant Director, Kids Weight Down Program Clinical Psychology .. Maimonides Infants & Children's Hospital of Brooklyn
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Male Speaker: Type 2 Diabetes is becoming a major disease with obesity in children. We never probably would see it in children, and its the fastest growth from the diabetes segment here in the population is obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, specially you are seeing in adolescence, I never thought I would see it ever in my practice, and I came across 2,000 kids. Is that unusual? Female Speaker: We are seeing that across -- in all areas that I am working we are seeing kids either are at very high risk of getting Type 2 Diabetes when they are coming in to see me or already have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. If we can get them, if we can get these guys before they are developing Type 2 Diabetes and really make some changes and significant changes in their lives, we could actually prevent Type 2 Diabetes from catching on.