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Re: [IP] age connection

> maybe it has something to do with the onset of
> puberty screwing up the endocrine system which is why so many kids are
> diagnosed at this age - or perhaps more are going to camp at this age so
> they
> have their first physical in a few years (like me), or they have finally
> had
> enough infections or viruses that the trigger is set off to start
> destroying
> them T-cells...hmmm good question -

Kayla's endo has been around a long time.  He told me that when he first
got started, the average age was 9 - 13.  For the last three years, he's
been seeing more and more young ones (8 and under).  And for this year
alone, the majority of his newly diagnosed are under 3.  This sucks.


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