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Re: [IP] Causes of Type 1



Holly...

your story sounds familear... same thing here with the flu and then type 1,
3 weeks later...

Ellen B-C


At 08:21 AM 4/28/99 -0500, you wrote:
>There was a meningitis scare here where we live.  One little boy died and
>2-3 others were affected.  Well needless to say as a mother of 3 kids (81/2,
>7, 14 months) I took them into the doctor when I first noticed they had the
>flu (at the same time as the scare).  Our Dr. gave the youngest a shot, and
>then all three of them a medication specifically for the flu.  One week
>later we did a city wide vaccine for meningitis (approximately 5000 kids
>from 18mths to 21 yrs).  Three weeks after this Taylor (8 1/2) was diagnosed
>with Type 1 diabetes.  The internal medicine Dr. who admitted him to the
>hospital figured he got it from the flu virus.  And his endo confirmed this
>thought.  So much for a "touch of the flu"!!
>Holly
>-----Original Message-----
>From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
>To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
>Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 8:00 AM
>Subject: Re: [IP] Causes of Type 1
>
>
>>In a message dated 4/27/99 10:22:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>email @ redacted
>>writes:
>>
>><< <Many people acquire Type 1 after having had chicken pox or coxsakie
>>virus,
>> and a few other things that re-arrange the antibodies in your immune
>system.
>>>
>>
>> >>
>>I developed Type I two weeks after having the flu.
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