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Although traditionally seen in middle aged and older people Type 2 diabetes, which is associated with obesity, poor diet and lack of exercise, is increasingly being diagnosed in children and young people who are overweight. Studies from around the world point to the usefulness of diet and exercise regimens in preventing onset of this illness.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Prof nurse

Publication Date

08/2003

Volume

18

Pages

690 - 692

Keywords

Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Child, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Exercise, Feeding Behavior, Female, Health Behavior, Health Education, Humans, Life Style, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Risk Factors