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Tamara Hannon, MD, Q5: What Are Your Thoughts on Using Sulfonylureas in Children?

Dr. Tamara Hannon talks about the possibility of using one of the most common adult anti-diabetic medications, sulfonylureas, in children. However, she points out that the drugs can only help adults achieve metabolic control in the short-term which concerns her because children and teens with type 2 diabetes definitely need long-term control.

Tamara-Hannon

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.