Dr. Tamara Hannon reviews the current standards of care and recommended medications for treating type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. She discusses the value of the TODAY study and how we need many more studies like this to improve care for this important and increasing group of type 2 diabetes patients. She notes that children and adolescents do not respond to treatment the same way as adults so it is very important to do studies targeting younger patients….
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.