From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA:
My son was just diagnosed with type 1 on December, 7 2006. He has always been pretty healthy, rarely needing an antibiotic. He was not sick before diagnosis, but he did have a flu shot right before Thanksgiving. Could the flu shot have caused his diabetes? Looking back, he probably started showing symptoms five to seven days after the shot. Also, he had a wart show up on his toe a few days after diagnosis. Could the virus that causes a wart cause diabetes?
There is no correlation between the flu shot and diabetes. Similarly, there is no correlation between the virus that causes warts and diabetes.
Original posting 17 Jan 2007
Posted to Research: Causes and Prevention
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:09
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