Diabetic children who had DKA at risk of memory problems

11/10/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

U.S. researchers said children with Type 1 diabetes who also had a history of diabetic ketoacidosis are more likely to have memory problems than diabetic children who did not have DKA. They said the data support findings that show DKA can cause hippocampal damage and noted children who had it before age 7 had greater memory deficits.

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