Recurrent viral respiratory tract infections during first 6 months and risk of T1 diabetes

Posted by on May 3, 2016 5:13 pm
Categories: health

The associations between infection types during the first 2 years of life and between respiratory tract infections in the first 6 months and type l diabetes (T1D) have been the focus of recent research. Viral infections, particularly enteroviruses, have been hypothesized to cause T1D. Recent studies suggest that respiratory tract infections are associated with increased T1D risk if they are encountered within the first 6 months.

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