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Question:

From Muncie, Indiana, USA:

Is it true that lactose intolerant babies have a higher risk of developing diabetes?

Answer:

The short answer is no. Indirectly, however, lactose intolerance may be one of the symptoms of celiac disease which is another autoimmune problem which may occur on its own or be found in about 8% of people with type 1A (autoimmune) diabetes.

DOB

DTQ-20010113005732
Original posting 23 Jan 2001
Posted to Research: Causes and Prevention

  
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