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Physicians, schools and community organizations across Central California now have access to a resource that helps identify diabetes risk factors in children.
Valley Children’s Healthcare launched a comprehensive diabetes education, prevention and treatment program that draws on the expertise of seven pediatric endocrinologists, two nurse practitioners, four diabetes educators and a registered dietitian who work in the pediatric endocrinology practice at Valley Children’s Hospital.
“Fifteen years ago we didn’t see type 2 diabetes in kids,” said Dr. Renee Kinman, a pediatric endocrinologist at Valley Children's. “But today it’s more common.”