From a grandparent in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA:
How dangerous is the West Nile virus for a child with diabetes on insulin?
We have no idea; the virus seems to be less harmful in children and young adults, but there are no data on diabetes. Standard advice applies: Stay inside at dawn and dusk; wear repellent when outside; check the yard for standing water. Beyond that I wouldn't worry too much.
Original posting 20 Aug 2002
Posted to Other Illnesses
Last Updated: martes abril 06, 2010 15:09:36
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2013. Comments and Feedback.