Influence of heredity on the appearance of islet autoantibodies in cordblood from children developing Type I diabetes before 15 years of age

  • Published 1999 in Diabetologia

Abstract

Dear Sir, Interestingly, in the study carried out by Lindberg et al. [1], new evidence was given on the notion that the autoimmune beta-cell aggression that precedes the clinical onset of Type I (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus may start in utero. They showed that 17 % of children later developing the disease before the age of 15 years, had circulating… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/PL00002932

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