From St. Louis, Missouri, USA:
I am writing about a two-year-old who was diagnosed in December with type 1 diabetes. She understands everything, but is not saying anything. Her caregiver's were wondering if the sugar levels of 500 mg/dl [27.8 mmol/L] prior to her diagnosis could have caused her problems in the area of speech/language. I have not found anything on the Internet addressing this.
I'm unaware of any links between poor speech development and new-onset diabetes.
Original posting 9 Mar 2007
Posted to Behavior
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:12
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