Nutritech - Rethinking the Food Chain

PRESS RELEASE: Metabolic disturbances indicate progress of the disease even years in advance

19.12.2008 14:30

 

Finnish scientists have reported a breakthrough in the attempts to understand the development of type 1 diabetes. They discovered disturbances in lipid and amino acid metabolism in children who later progressed to type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes. The alterations preceded the autoimmune response by months to years. The study may prompt new approaches for prediction and prevention of type 1 diabetes in pre-autoimmune phase of the disease.

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