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From Maryland, USA:

What is the impact of type 1 diabetes on attention span in school based settings, especially for teen boys?


You will find a lot of detail on this web site about the effects of Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia. There will also be effects related to psychological issues around having diabetes at a time of extreme peer group pressure to be "normal". The latter, and the normal pubertal problems of all teenagers, are likely to be the most prevalent difficulties.


Original posting 26 Mar 2004
Posted to Behavior


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