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Silva A. Arslanian, MD, Introduction

Dr. Arslanian introduces herself and describes her recent research and the “sobering reality” of researching type 2 in children and adolescents. 

More videos with Dr. Arslanian:

T2DM in Children – Earlier co-morbidities?

What drugs can be prescribed to children with diabetes?

How does the drug approval process differ for children?

Disparities in diabetes rates between children of different socio-economic class

Difficulties of Educating Parents


Silva A. Arslanian, MD, is Chief, Weight Management and Wellness Center; Director, Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research Center; UPMC Richard L. Day Endowed Chair in Pediatrics; and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She attended medical school at the American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon; did her residency at the American University Hospital of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon; and fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA.