Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Merrill, Wisconsin, USA:

My friend was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes shortly after carbon monoxide poisoning. Is it possible that the carbon monoxide poisoning caused or was a contributing factor in the development of diabetes?


It is unlikely that the carbon monoxide poisoning was the only cause of your friend's type 2 diabetes. He may have been predisposed to having diabetes, and the acute stress of the illness brought out his propensity for the disease.


Original posting 5 Jul 2003
Posted to Research: Causes and Prevention


  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Return to the Top of This Page

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:46
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.