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Question:

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?

Answer:

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.

KJR

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Original posting 26 Aug 2000
Posted to Social Issues: School and Daycare

  
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