Key clinical point: Prediabetes is common among adolescents and young adults in the United States.
Major finding: Prediabetes is evident in 18% of adolescents and 24% of young adults.
Study details: An analysis of data from 2,606 adolescents and 3,180 young adults in the 2005-2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys.
Disclosures: No conflicts of interest were reported.
Andes LJ et al. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Dec 2. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.4498.