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Spotlight on type 2 diabetes

McCARRON, KIM RN, CRNP, MS; RIEBEL, TENA BSN

doi: 10.1097/01.NME.0000334105.50855.c8
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Type 2 diabetes is a recognized epidemic in the United States. We tell you what you need to know to help your patients.

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes mellitus, generally affecting those over the age of 30. We shine the spotlight on this growing epidemic.

Associate Professor, Towson University • Towson, Md. (McCARRON)

Nurse Clinician, Johns Hopkins Hospital • Baltimore, Md. (RIEBEL)

The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interest in any commercial companies that pertain to this educational activity.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.