Evidence for heterogeneous pathogenesis of insulin-treated diabetes in black and white children.

@article{Libman2003EvidenceFH,
  title={Evidence for heterogeneous pathogenesis of insulin-treated diabetes in black and white children.},
  author={Ingrid M. Libman and Massimo Pietropaolo and Silva Arslanian and Ronald E. LaPorte and Dorothy Becker},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={
          2876-82
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We have previously reported differences in the prevalence of beta-cell autoantibodies (AAs) in black and white children with insulin-treated diabetes, suggesting that the disease pathogenesis may be more heterogeneous among racial groups than previously thought. To further explore this issue, we compared clinical, biochemical, and autoimmune characteristics at disease diagnosis and follow-up treatment in an expanded number of black and white children with and without the presence of… CONTINUE READING

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