Type 1 diabetes: virus infection or autoimmune disease?

@article{Fairweather2002Type1D,
  title={Type 1 diabetes: virus infection or autoimmune disease?},
  author={D. Fairweather and N. Rose},
  journal={Nature Immunology},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={338-340}
}
  • D. Fairweather, N. Rose
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Immunology
  • What does Coxsackie virus have to do with diabetes? Evidence is emerging that insulin-producing β cells are highly susceptible to acute infection by Coxsackie virus if their production of interferon is inhibited, resulting in diabetes. 

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