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October 14, 2001

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Question from Tampa, Florida, USA:

Is there any correlation between type 1 diabetes and epilepsy?

Answer:

As far as I know, no correlation exists between type�1 diabetes and epilepsy.

MS

[Editor’s comment: A person with type 1 diabetes can have seizures from hypoglycemia. This possibility needs to be ruled out in making a diagnosis.

SS]