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Childhood growth not affected by low doses of insulin

Prediabetes treatment with low doses of insulin has been found not to support concerns that it might cause growth retardation in young, developing bodies. A study determined that there was no influence on body weight, BMI or height between one group of children and adolescents who were taking low doses of insulin, compared to another 'control' group.

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About: Childhood growth not affected by low doses of insulin

Date: 29 August 2005

Source: Reuters Health

Author: David Douglas

URL: http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2005-08-29T171548Z_01_SCH962162_RTRIDST_0_HEALTH-LOW-DOSE-INSULIN-DC.XML

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