Modern concepts for the prediction of type 1 diabetes.

  title={Modern concepts for the prediction of type 1 diabetes.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Seissler and Erifili E Hatziagelaki and Werner Alfred Scherbaum},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  volume={109 Suppl 2},
Type 1 diabetes results from the destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas. The disease process is thought to be initiated by a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors leading to a cellular and humoral autoimmune response against beta cell specific components. Over the past decade there has been important progress in identification of several diabetes specific autoantigens. The availability of recombinant antigens, most notably the enzyme glutamic… CONTINUE READING
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