endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Children’s school performance is not impaired by type 1 diabetes

Primary school aged children with type 1 diabetes have educational outcomes similar to their peers without diabetes, according to a South Australian study. The findings should alleviate concerns about blood glucose variability, impaired cognitive function and diabetes-related school absences may adversely affect academic ability, according to researchers at Adelaide University. Their comparison of year 5 ...

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