Autoantibodies associated with Type I diabetes mellitus persist after diagnosis in children

@article{Savola1998AutoantibodiesAW,
  title={Autoantibodies associated with Type I diabetes mellitus persist after diagnosis in children},
  author={Kaisa Savola and Emmanuelle Sabbah and Petri Kulmala and Paula V{\"a}h{\"a}salo and Jorma Ilonen and Mikael Knip},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={1998},
  volume={41},
  pages={1293-1297}
}
To study the persistence of Type I (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus associated autoantibodies and their relation to genetic risk markers and clinical characteristics of the disease after clinical manifestation, serum samples were obtained from 90 children and adolescents at diagnosis and 2, 5 and 10 years later. The samples were analysed for islet cell antibodies (ICA) by immunofluorescence and for antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase (GADA), intracellular portion of the protein… CONTINUE READING

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