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Overview of Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes is a chronic disease that involves the regulation of blood sugar and occurs in two different forms, type 1 and type 2.
Type 1 Diabetes in Children
Type 1 diabetes usually develops in children or young adults, but can start at any age.
Type 2 Diabetes in Children
Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder resulting from the body's inability to produce enough, or to properly use, insulin.
Teens and Diabetes
During adolescence, blood sugar levels become harder to control, resulting in levels that swing from too low to too high.
High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents
Detailed information on high blood pressure, also called hypertension, including symptoms, diagnostic, and treatment information
Hypertension: Children Can Have It, Too
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, isn't limited to those 18 and older.
Diagnosing and Evaluating Heart Disease in Children
Detailed information on diagnosing and evaluating heart disease in children