AACE: Growing Rate of Childhood Type 2 Diabetes a Crisis

Jay Cohen, MD, a pediatric and adult endocrinologist, Endocrine Clinic, Memphis, TN, gives an interview at the 2012 AACE meeting regarding the rapid increase of children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes (formerly called "adult onset") over the previous two decades. Dr. Cohen highlights the shortage of endocrinologists nationwide due to increased rates of diabetes, along with some of the steps that should be taken to eliminate the current epidemic.