Too Sweet! Rates of Prediabetes in US Adolescents and Young Adults - Frankly Speaking EP 161Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
The incidence and prevalence of prediabetes and Type II Diabetes Mellitus in adolescents and young adults has increased over the past decade. A recent cross-sectional study of 12 years of NHANES data suggests that this population has an associated increased cardiometabolic risk. Listen as our team discusses these findings and some prevention strategies to help improve health outcomes.
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- Discuss the various prediabetes phenotypes and their relationship to development of Type II Diabetes Mellitus
- Identify increasing incidence and prevalence of prediabetes in adolescents and young adults and the implications on health outcomes
- Develop prevention strategies to reduce these trends in the primary care setting
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