Children and Young Adults with Down Syndrome Four Times More Likely to Have Diabetes
[Source: Science Daily]
he study, published in Diabetes Care, examined just under 10,000 people with Down Syndrome and nearly 40,000 without. The population-based study was created using data across three decades (from 1990 to 2020) from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink — one of the most populated databases.
It is the first time that the researchers have looked at the incidence of diabetes and obesity in Down Syndrome across the life span in one of the biggest Down Syndrome cohorts in the world.
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