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From Prodigy:

Just wanted to tell you within 5 years my dad, my daughter, and then the dog was diagnosed with insulin dependent diabetes. I wonder if it is not environmental or something.


Rather a coincidence I admit; but I very much doubt if it was all due to a single environmental factor. Your father would almost certainly be Type 2 Diabetes and your daughter more likely the autoimmune Type 1. I'm not sure about the dog!


Original posting 7 Dec 97


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