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Teens with diabetes have trouble managing it, study says
Los Angeles Times

New research sends a stark warning to overweight teens: If you develop diabetes, you’ll have a very tough time controlling it.

A major study released Sunday tested several ways to manage blood sugar in teens newly diagnosed with diabetes and found that nearly half of the teens failed to control their blood sugar within a few years and that 1 in 5 suffered serious complications. The results spell trouble for a nation facing rising rates of “diabesity,” Type 2 diabetes brought on by obesity.