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September is Child Obesity Awareness Month. Do you think educating children on nutrition and diabetes at a young age will lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life? 
Absolutely. The earlier people learn about the importance of healthy nutrition and lifestyle, the better.
 
I don't think learning early will hurt anything, but I don't think it guarantees anything either.
 
I think it is unreasonable to expect such young children to understand and benefit from this type of early intervention.
 
don't think it would make a difference.
 

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by Carey Potash
Charlie never attended a diabetes camp before, so the sight of 50 or so kids coming off of the ice and testing their blood sugar was pretty fascinating. He once went on a bowling outing with a boy with type 1 from school, but that was the extent of it. Nothing like this; kids popping glucose tabs left and right in the locker room; pricking fingers and alerting their assigned diabetes educators of the results; kids from Canada and Sweden and Alaska. It was a...