During a Press Conference in New York on May 4, 2012 Dr. Junro Fuse, an internist and head of Kosugi Medical Clinic near Tokyo, discussed children, diabetes, and Fukushima radiation:
There are hot spots even within the Tokyo Metropolitan Area that have actually already led to physiological problems/damage.
We are expecting thyroid disorders in children, but also cancers (bladder, leukemia, lung), diabetes.
Dr. Miura, the director of Iwase general hospital conducted health checkup for people in temporary dwellings in Sukagawa city Fukushima. The result showed 6 in 10 children under 12 years old have diabetes.
Dr. Miura states this is abnormal situation, but is guessing it’s because of the lack of exercise or stress. [...]
Published: May 16th, 2012 at 6:25 pm ET