Primer: Immunity and Autoimmunity

  title={Primer: Immunity and Autoimmunity},
  author={Massimo Pietropaolo and Julie M. Surhigh and Patrick W. Nelson and George S. Eisenbarth},
  pages={2872 - 2882}
For nonimmunologists, a daunting and rapidly evolving immunologic vocabulary, our incomplete understanding of both normal and abnormal immune function, and multiple interrelated complex immune cellular pathways can be a barrier to using basic immunology to understand and improve care for patients with type 1 diabetes. Our task in this review is to introduce current immune concepts specifically relevant to type 1 diabetes. Because our understanding is not complete, as evidenced perhaps by our… CONTINUE READING
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