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Kids' Healthy Weight

Kids & Diabetes - NetWellness & ideastream

- a new kind of partnership -

ideastream in collaboration with NetWellness and other multimedia partners presents Be Well: Kids & Diabetes

NetWellness and ideastream are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Through this partnership, you will be able to watch and listen as ideastream brings you the latest information through their radio and television programs, and NetWellness gives you added in-depth information from Ohio's three medical research universities.

Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. ideastream is a non-profit public broadcasting organization including WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV and other educational and public service media.  Be Well: Kids & Diabetes is part of ideastream’s ongoing multiple-media coverage on important health issues presented in collaboration with The Plain Dealer and NetWellness. Through this partnership, you will be able to explore ideastream’s programs as NetWellness puts in-depth information at your fingertips.

Be Well: Kids and Diabetes

If current trends continue the incidence of children with type 2 diabetes has the potential to almost quadruple in the next 40 years. And the scary thing is some teens with type 2 diabetes are already having severe complications affecting their heartskidneys, and eyes. The statistics and facts are sobering and have experts sounding the alarm to develop better treatments and prevention efforts.

Be Well: Kids & Diabetes explores the dangers and issues behind the growing rate of type 2 diabetes among youth. The CEO of the renown Joslin Diabetes Center offers his perspective on this alarming trend and local doctors working on cutting-edge research share their views and insight.

Learn more from WVIZ’s Kids & Diabetes documentary with additional in-depth information from NetWellness: click here to explore.

This children's health content is brought to you with support from University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

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Last Reviewed: Nov 21, 2013