Medical doctors have just increased their concern on the rise of children with diabetes. Diabetes 2 and in general is more difficult to fight in kids because it progresses more quickly. Oral medications has now been switched to injected insulin to kids because of it not taking effect. The research made with metformin but did not have good results. Children in the research were obese and of ages 10-17. This article contains more information on the research with metformin.