Home > Diabetes > What Is Type 2 Diabetes? Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Oct 10, 2011 by Cmfhp1, Views: 605 Type 2 Diabetes is a growing problem in the United States. 80% of people who develop Type 2 diabetes are overweight. One of the biggest epidemics now is children developing Type 2 diabetes. Watch this video to learn about Type 2 diabetes and the risk factors of getting the disease.