RISK OF DI­A­BETES IN CHIL­DREN

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A col­lab­o­ra­tive study con­ducted by Weill Cor­nell Med­i­cal Col­lege in Qatar and Qatar Di­a­betes As­so­ci­a­tion has found that up to 4.2% of sec­ondary school stu­dents could be pre­di­a­betic, with the risk be­ing sig­nif­i­cantly higher among boys. The re­search in­volved four in­de­pen­dent schools and a to­tal study sam­ple of 1,694 stu­dents aged be­tween 11 and 18.

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