From Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, USA:
My four year old grandson has had brittle type 1 diabetes with seizures for over two years. He now has chronic bowel problems. Is this bowel problem a spinoff of his diabetes?
It is very unlikely that he has diabetes-related bowel problems at this age and after such a short duration of diabetes. However, depending upon his symptoms, his doctors may consider testing for celiac disease which is an autoimmune problem more common in those with diabetes.
Original posting 3 Oct 2000
Posted to Complications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:14
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