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Indications for Testing a Pediatric Patient for Type 2 Diabetes

Purpose:

To determine if a pediatric patient should be screened for Type 2 diabetes.

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

E10-E14

Description:

Obese, inactive pediatric patients may develop Type 2 diabetes. A pediatric patient should be screened for Type 2 diabetes if certain findings are present.

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