42 U.S. Code § 247b–9 - Diabetes in children and youth
(a) Surveillance on juvenile diabetes
The Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shall develop a sentinel system to collect data on juvenile diabetes, including with respect to incidence and prevalence, and shall establish a national database for such data.
(b) Type 2 diabetes in youth
The Secretary shall implement a national public health effort to address type 2 diabetes in youth, including—
(1) enhancing surveillance systems and expanding research to better assess the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes in youth and determine the extent to which type 2 diabetes is incorrectly diagnosed as type 1 diabetes among children; and