endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Staggering increased risk of diabetes for family members

Diabetes health professionals have a duty to advise their type 1 diabetes patients that their immediate family members have a 15-fold increased risk of getting the disease, an expert advises. Speaking to ADS/ADEA delegates this morning Dr Carla Greenbaum, from the Benaroya Research Institute in Seattle in the US, said screening family members for antibodies to ...

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