Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 26th, 2008
New research released by Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MHS) shows that the number of children taking medications to treat type 2 diabetes, sleep problems and gastrointestinal disorders such as heartburn has more than doubled in a seven-year span. Based on this data, there are now approximately 1.2 million children in the U.S. taking these traditionally adult medications.
The analysis, which reviewed prescription claims of about 600,000...
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