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Kids with diabetes and other endocrine disorders face more bullying than others, UF study finds

Published: Dec 8th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children with endocrine disorders such as type 1 diabetes or short stature deal with unique challenges in life, not the least of which is an increased risk of being teased, snubbed or even attacked by school classmates, University of Florida researchers report in an article published online today in The Journal of Pediatrics.