type 1 diabetic mothers and autistic kids

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28 Jul 2010, 4:18 pm

mothers with type 1 diabetes have a 3x greater chance of having an autistic child, according to diabetes self management magazine.
http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/B ... on/?ref=ls

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28 Jul 2010, 4:22 pm

Omg, My mom had type 1 which is the childhood onset kind not the genetic kind. i'm not the only kid she had just the only autistic one and she had me at 37.