Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in Childhood before and after the Reunification of Germany - an Analysis of Epidemiological Data, 1960-2006

Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes, 05/15/2012

The authors conclude that the basis for the disease progress is a genetic predisposition. Environmental factors may modify changes in incidence of type 1 diabetes but do not determine the overall risk.

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