Family psychological stress early in life and development of type 1 diabetes: the ABIS prospective study.

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AIMS This study investigated whether psychological stress in the family during the child's first year of life are associated with the risk of childhood type 1 diabetes (T1D). According to the beta-cell stress hypothesis all factors that increase the need for, or the resistance to, insulin may be regarded as risk factors for T1D. METHODS Among 8921… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2013.03.016

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