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An Early Warning System for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Subtle changes in their immune systems point towards a high risk of T1D

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In type 1 diabetes, or T1D, the body’s own immune system mistakenly launches an aggressive attack on insulin-producing islet β cells in the pancreas. While the causes and triggers of this autoimmune condition are still being pieced together, researchers have now identified a means of detecting the…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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