Specific intellectual deficits in children with early onset diabetes mellitus.

@article{Rovet1988SpecificID,
  title={Specific intellectual deficits in children with early onset diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Joanne Rovet and Robert M Ehrlich and Matthias Hoppe},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1988},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={226-34}
}
27 children with early onset (less than 4 years) diabetes (EOD), 24 with late onset (greater than 4.0 years) diabetes (LOD), and 30 sibling controls were compared in their performance on tests of intellectual functioning and school achievement. The results indicated that children with EOD, particularly girls, scored lower than the other groups of diabetic children and siblings on tests of visuospatial but not verbal ability. Many of the children with EOD were also having difficulty at school… CONTINUE READING

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