Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Questions & Answers

Updated: Feb 28, 2017
  • Author: Alba E Morales Pozzo, MD; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
  • Print
Questions & Answers

Overview

What causes pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

How is pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) characterized?

Which physical findings suggest pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the indications for pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) testing?

What are the recommendations for pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) screening?

How are glucose values interpreted in pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Which lab results suggest pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

How is albuminuria tested in pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the optimal values of fasting lipid profiles in the workup of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the glycemic and nonglycemic goals in pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) treatment?

How is pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) treated?

How is pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) monitored?

What is pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the acute complications of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are long-term complications of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What causes pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the risk factors for pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What is the prevalence of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in the US?

What is the global prevalence of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What is the prognosis of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the components of patient education for pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What is included in practical skills training for patients with pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What should be addressed in ongoing patient education about pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Workup

What are the ADA guidelines for pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) screening and testing?

What is the role of plasma glucose testing in the workup of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

How is microalbuminuria assessed in pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

How is dyslipidemia assessed in the workup of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Treatment

What are the AAP treatment guidelines for pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the glycemic and nonglycemic goals in pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) treatment?

When is inpatient care indicated for the treatment of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What increases the risk of pregnancy in pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

How is pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) prevented?

What is the role of medications in the treatment of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What is a proposed management algorithm for pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What are the AHA-ASA guidelines for the prevention of stroke in pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Medications

Which medications in the drug class Antidiabetics, Insulins are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP-4) inhibitors are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Amylin analogue are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Glucagon-like Peptide-1 (GlP-1) Receptor Agonists are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Thiazolinediones (glitazones) are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Meglitinides are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Sulfonylureas are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Which medications in the drug class Biguanides are used in the treatment of Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?