The treatment options for children with type 2 diabetes are the same as those available for adults with type 2 diabetes. They include diet, exercise, and oral and inject-
able medications including insulin. The problem with medications is that there is limited information about their long-term use in children.
Diet and exercise are central to treatment. Other family members are also likely to have a problem with weight, and therefore all family members will benefit if they participate in the diet and exercise plan.
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