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Young Type 1's Suffer More From Skin Problems


Sep 12, 2007

In a recent study comparing 212 type 1 youngsters with 196 healthy controls, researchers found that 67 percent of the type 1's had at least one skin disorder, as opposed to only 26 percent of the control group.

Based upon their findings, they advised that a dermatologist should be part of the healthcare team of children with type 1 diabetes.

Sources: Diabetes Care, August 2007; Medline Plus


Categories: Adolescent Boys, Adolescent Girls, Diabetes, Diabetes, Kids & Teens, Skin Care, Type 1 Issues



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