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Tamara Hannon, MD: How Common is Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents?

Tamara-Hannon

Dr. Tamara Hannon talks about the increasing prevalence of type 2 in children and adolescents but reiterates that it is still less common to see type 2 than type 1 diabetes in this age group. She comments that in 2002, when she began her practice, that she saw just a few type 2 patients but that this has increased to the point where they are diagnosing at least one new patient a month in her clinic….

 

 

Dr. Tamara Hannon is a pediatric endocrinologist in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with Indiana University Health North Hospital. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. She is one of 11 doctors at Indiana University Health North Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.