Take a look at this great article from Healthline:Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest.
The article talks about how type 2 cases in children have risen over the past 10-20 years. Despite their young age, many children are experiencing complications and disease progression four times faster than adults with the same condition, setting off alarm bells for the diabetes experts treating them. The article details some of the causes of this rise, it’s effect on adolescents and some possible treatments. Definitely worth a read.