Associated Conditions of Type 1 diabetes


About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Type 1 diabetes, and underlying causes may be causes of Type 1 diabetes, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Type 1 diabetes. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Type 1 diabetes. People with Type 1 diabetes may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Type 1 diabetes is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Type 1 diabetes as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Type 1 diabetes is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Type 1 diabetes is listed as a risk factor includes:

Last revision: April 10, 2003

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