People with Autism at Higher Risk of Major Health Disorders

Individuals with Autism are at much higher risk of developing major medical problems as they age. The first major study of its kind was introduced by epidemiologist Dr. Lisa Croen of Kaiser Permanente Division of Research at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). The increased likelihood of health issues extends across from young adults to senior citizens.

For those interested, it’s possible to read the paper on this subject here.

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