Environmental risk factors for type 1 diabetes in Rome and province.

  title={Environmental risk factors for type 1 diabetes in Rome and province.},
  author={N Visalli and Laura Sebastiani and Eugenio Adorisio and A. Conte and Andrea De Cicco and Rossella D'Elia and Silvia Manfrini and Pietro Pozzilli},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={88 8},
BACKGROUND In subjects genetically susceptible to type 1 diabetes, exposure to environmental factors during the gestational period, the neonatal period, and the first years of life is thought to play an important role in triggering the immune process leading to beta cell destruction. AIMS To investigate risk factors for inhabitants of continental Italy. METHODS A case-control study of 150 type 1 diabetes cases and 750 control subjects (age range 6-18 years) was carried out in Rome and its… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 references

A lower prevalence of atopy symptoms in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology • 2002

Contact dermatitis : clinics and pathology

AL Ogilvy-Stuart
Acta Odontol Scand • 2001

Current views on vitamin D requirements in children and adults and on calcium and phosphorus requirements with special reference to formula fed infants

R Meerwaldt, RJ Odink, R Landaeta
Med Wieku Rozwoj • 2000

Wide variability and increasing incidence of childhood diabetes in Europe

Lancet • 2000

Sex differences in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in two Italian regions : Lazio and Sardinia [ abstract ]

N Visalli, L Sebastiani, E Adorisio
Diabetologia • 1999

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…