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Julie Joiner, dietitian, Diabetes Care Center at Phoebe Putney Hospital, said that most of us could avoid type 2 diabetes by eating healthy foods and exercising just 20 or 30 minutes each day. A recent report shows the incidence of type 2 diabetes in teens has increased from 9 percent to 23 percent during the past 10 years.

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Diabetes epidemic reversible, experts say

A recent study shows nearly one in four teens with diabetes or prediabetes, but the trend can be turned around.


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