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Silva A. Arslanian, MD, Q4: Disparities in diabetes rates between children of different socio-economic class

Dr. Arslanian confirms that she is seeing a higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in children in lower socio-economic classes, where there is also a higher obesity rate.

More videos with Dr. Arslanian:

Silva A. Arslanian, MD, Introduction

T2DM in Children – Earlier co-morbidities?

What drugs can be prescribed to children with diabetes?

How does the drug approval process differ for children?

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.