Approximately one of every 400 to 500 kids has diabetes. While roughly 13,000 children are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes each year, the numbers for type 2 diabetes are less clear. However, the Centers for Disease Control believe that with the increasing rate of obesity, new cases of type 2 account for 8% to 43% of all diabetes diagnosed.
From Good Kids, Bad Habits: The RealAge Guide to Raising Healthy Children by Jennifer Trachtenberg.
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