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Can type 1 diabetes be traced to a specific gene?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Were not sure yet
The diabetes type 1 can be genetic and may be developed if exposed to some kind of virus.

In brief: Were not sure yet
The diabetes type 1 can be genetic and may be developed if exposed to some kind of virus.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
In most cases of type 1 diabetes, people need to inherit risk factors from both parents. We think these factors must be more common in whites because whites have the highest rate of type 1 diabetes. Because most people who are at risk do not get diabetes, researchers want to find out what the environmental triggers are.
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