Obesity Related Type 2 Diabetes is More Severe in Teens than Adults

Obesity Related Type 2 Diabetes is More Severe in Teens than Adults by Gary Pepper, M.D. and Andrew Levine, Pre-Med, Univ of Central Florida The recently published TODAY study found obesity related type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is more severe as a teen than as an...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Is Common in Adolescent Girls

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) sounds like a rare disorder but it is surprisingly common. This is a disorder with onset in early adolescence effecting up to 10% of young women. Characteristic signs and symptoms include increasing facial and body hair, hair loss...