From New Zealand:
We have at present an outbreak of Cryptosporidium in this country, in the beginning mainly transferred through contaminated swimming pool water. My non-diabetic son wants to go to a thermal pool for his birthday treat, but we are concerned in case either of our children get sick, but especially our 6 year old who has Type 1 diabetes. Is Cryptosporidium of particular concern for a child with diabetes?
I don't think Cryptosporidium in general is of particular concern for your 6 year old son with type 1 diabetes compared to the many other viral or bacterial infections that can raise blood sugar.
Original posting 7 Jun 1998
Posted to Other Illnesses
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:57
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