Link between parental type 1 diabetes and child ADHD risk

Whilst the research into this aspect of diabetes is new, and the findings somewhat unexplained, I felt this article presented a fascinating and troubling trend into a topic I am passionate about. The article outlines the findings of Swedish researchers at Lund University in Sweden that ADHD risk within a test group of 15,600 children was heightened by 29 percent if one parent suffered from type 1 diabetes. I encourage you to read this intriguing article.

https://diabetes.co.uk/news/2018/feb/parental-type-1-diabetes-linked-to-greater-child-adhd-risk-92947425.html

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