From Orrville, Ohio, USA:
Our nine year old son has had diabetes for two years. I know diabetes does not cause a learning disability, but thought I read somewhere that boys with diabetes tend to be slower in school, or words to this effect. Is this true?
I know of no recent evidence to support this and many old psychology studies must now be called into question because of the better tools for assessing blood sugar control.
Original posting 26 Aug 2000
Posted to Social Issues: School and Daycare
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:12
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