TITLE

Spring harvest? Reflections on the rise of type 1 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Gale, E. A. M.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Diabetologia;Dec2005, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p2445
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the factors that trigger the increase of childhood type 1 diabetes. The incidence began to rise around the middle of the twentieth century, and an increase has been documented since then in many populations around the world . The factors that have played a role in the rise of the childhood type 1 diabetes does not exclude the role of the environment. The intuitive inference is that children have recently become exposed to new environmental agents that are causing the condition to develop.
ACCESSION #
18995252

 

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