Enteroviruses and type 1 diabetes: towards a better understanding of the relationship.

@article{Jadane2010EnterovirusesAT,
  title={Enteroviruses and type 1 diabetes: towards a better understanding of the relationship.},
  author={Hela Ja{\"i}dane and Pierre Sauter and Famara San{\'e} and Anne Goffard and Jawhar Gharbi and D Hober},
  journal={Reviews in medical virology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={265-80}
}
Environmental factors, especially viruses, are involved in the initiation or the acceleration of type 1 diabetes (T1D) pathogenesis. Epidemiological data strongly suggest that enteroviruses, such as coxsackievirus B4 (CV-B4), can be associated with T1D. It has been demonstrated that enterovirus infections were significantly more prevalent in at risk individuals, such as siblings of diabetic patients, when they developed anti-beta-cell autoantibodies or T1D, and in recently diagnosed diabetic… CONTINUE READING