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Variation in genetic risk explains which people develop type 1 diabetes in later life

04:45 EDT 12 Sep 2017 | Medical Xpress

Having certain genetic variants could explain why people can develop type 1 diabetes at markedly different ages, including later in life, says new University of Exeter research being presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Lisbon, Portugal (11-15 Sept). The study is the first to suggest there is a specific genetic predisposition for late onset type 1 diabetes.

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