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Few Pediatricians Support Screening for Type 1


Aug 1, 2006

Queried about testing high-risk infants and universal screening

Iowa researchers examined the effect of state policy and perceived state policy on pediatricians’ attitudes toward newborn screening for type 1 diabetes.

A total of 600 pediatricians from the American Academy of Pediatrics were queried about testing high-risk infants and about universal newborn screening for cystic fibrosis, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD) and type 1 diabetes.

Eighty-four percent of pediatricians were supportive of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis while 58 percent were supportive of screening for G6PD. Only 25 percent, however, supported screening for type 1 diabetes.

Pediatrics, May 2006


Categories: Diabetes, Diabetes, Kids & Teens, Pregnancy, Type 1 Issues



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