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So the bf has type 1 diabetes. If we were to get married and have children, how likely would it be for them to inherit his disease?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Genetic Risk

The lifelong risk of type 1 diabetes is markedly increased in close relatives of a patient with type 1 diabetes, averaging about 6 percent in offspring, 5 percent in siblings, and 50 percent in identical twins!

In brief: Genetic Risk

The lifelong risk of type 1 diabetes is markedly increased in close relatives of a patient with type 1 diabetes, averaging about 6 percent in offspring, 5 percent in siblings, and 50 percent in identical twins!
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Less than

10%.

In brief: Less than

10%.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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