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Traditional school day schedule benefits children with type 1 diabetes

March 3, 2015

Read the Perspective from Jill Hamilton, MD, FRCPC

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Children with type 1 diabetes who have a balanced school day schedule, which includes two 45-minute breaks, have worsening glycemic control compared with those on the traditional school schedule, which contains three breaks, according to retrospective research presented here.

Investigators compared 53 students with type 1 diabetes (mean age, 11 years) on the traditional school schedule with 64 (mean age, 10 years) who were on the balanced school day schedule.

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Antiepileptic Drugs—A Review

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St. Jude/PIDS conference highlights new frontiers, career potential for infectious disease specialists

St. Jude/PIDS conference highlights new frontiers, career potential for infectious disease specialists

February 23, 2015
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