To discuss these topics and learn more about how the disease is affecting children in the United States, please join U.S. News (@USNewsHealth), Mayo Clinic (@MayoClinic) and the American Diabetes Association (@AmDiabetesAssn) for a Twitter chat. To join the conversation, simply follow the hashtag #KidsDiabetes.
We will cover such critical topics as the growing number of young people who develop diabetes, the challenge of managing the disease and reducing its risks, and ways that parents can help their children cope with medical issues and lifestyle changes.
Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Experts: @MayoClinic, @AmDiabetesAssn Questions? Email Kimberly Leonard, Web producer for U.S. News's Health Rankings team at kleonard(at)usnews.com.