4 doctors weighed in:

Does having diabetes type 1 as a child increase your chances for muscular dystrophy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

The genetic disorders like muscular distrophy are in the genetic code of those who develop the condition.
The condition may be evident in early childhood or a bit later & several forms are known. An acquired disease like type 1 diabetes can certainly complicate md's but does not cause them.

In brief: No

The genetic disorders like muscular distrophy are in the genetic code of those who develop the condition.
The condition may be evident in early childhood or a bit later & several forms are known. An acquired disease like type 1 diabetes can certainly complicate md's but does not cause them.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Not at all.

In brief: No

Not at all.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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