Type 1 Diabetes: Risk Factors

Gregory Clark, M.D., Thomas Donner, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) develops due to an environmental trigger in persons who are genetically susceptible.
  • Genetic risk factors (below) that determine susceptibility reflect genetic associations with disease.
  • Environmental risk factors associated with susceptibility to T1DM are identified through epidemiologic study.

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Last updated: February 26, 2015

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