Study Links Enterovirus in Kids to T1D

October 20, 2014 4:15 PM

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Enterovirus infection may be tied to the development of type 1 diabetes, Taiwanese researchers found.

In a retrospective analysis of national insurance data, children younger than age 18 who had been infected with enterovirus were 48% more likely to develop type 1 diabetes, Tsai- Chung Li, MD, of China Medical University in Taiwan, and colleagues reported online in Diabetologia.

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