NURS 1172 What is the most common cause of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents?

NURS 1172 What is the most common cause of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents?

Answer:

The most common cause of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents is obesity.

Type 2 diabetes is caused by the body’s inability to produce or use insulin, a hormone that allows sugar to enter cells. In this case, the body is unable to respond to insulin properly because of obesity and other factors such as lack of exercise and poor nutrition.

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NURS 1172 What is the most common cause of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents?

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