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Type 2 Diabetes Community Analysis

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Youth accounts for almost half of the new cases of type 2 diabetes in North America. Addressing socioeconomic factors, poverty and education have the largest impact on the population in health. So much that, communities developed programs for families all across Canada. An example in Ontario is the ‘Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre’. This clinic is in the McMaster Children’s Hospital, in Hamilton, Ontario. At this nutrition center, their team includes; a behavioral therapist, who will help kids with eating and activity habits, help set goals, and lifestyle modifications. Second to the team is a Kinesiologist, which will assess the child’s/families activity level, help encourage exercise and how important it is to be active. They
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