Type 1 diabetes and autoimmune polyglandular syndrome: a clinical review.

@article{Driessche2009Type1D,
  title={Type 1 diabetes and autoimmune polyglandular syndrome: a clinical review.},
  author={Annelies Van den Driessche and Vera Eenkhoorn and Luc Van Gaal and Christophe E. M. De Block},
  journal={The Netherlands journal of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 11},
  pages={376-87}
}
Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) results from autoimmune destruction of insulin-producing beta cells and is characterised by the presence of insulitis and &and beta-cell autoantibodies. Up to one third of patients develop an autoimmune polyglandular syndrome. Fifteen to 30% of T1DM subjects have autoimmune thyroid disease (Hashimoto's or Graves' disease), 5… CONTINUE READING