Comorbidities in type 1 diabetes more common with family history the disease

Comorbidities in type 1 diabetes more common with family history the disease

People with type 1 diabetes who have a family history of the disease are more likely to have related comorbidities, compared with those without that family history, according to data from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry.“Having a family history of type 1 diabetes is one of the greatest risk factors for developing the disease,” Erin M. Tallon, MS, RN, a PhD student in the Institute for Data Science and Informatics at the University of Missouri-Columbia, told Healio. “Individuals who have an immediate family member with type 1 diabetes are nine to 15 times more likely toRead More