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Asthma can Make Pediatric Diabetes Care Difficult

by Savitha C Muppala on  September 28, 2011 at 7:34 AM Child Health News   - G J E 4
Children who are victims of both asthma as well as diabetes have a difficult time controlling their blood sugar, according to a recent study, though this is an area which needs to be studied further.  
 Asthma can Make Pediatric Diabetes Care Difficult
Asthma can Make Pediatric Diabetes Care Difficult
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The new study found that 11 percent children who are victims of diabetes also suffer from asthma.

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Most children are victims of Type 1 diabetes, although Type 2 is also becoming common among children.

"Among youth with type 1 diabetes, asthma is associated with poor glycemic control, especially if asthma is untreated," researchers said.  



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