According to an article published by a team of researchers there is a possibility that the type 1 diabetes can sometimes triggered by a virus called Coxsackievirus B1! Coxsackievirus is a nonpolio enteroviruse which causes meningitis.
The Study on β-Cell Autoimmunity
What did they conducted the study?
The study published, conducted on 183 children with type 1 diabetes or at high risk for developing type 1 diabetes and 366 children without autoantibodies and at low risk for developing type 1 diabetes.
type 1 diabetes, where and two other mutations B3 and B6 are of low risk.
- If the children at the age of 18 months tested for the CVB1 virus positive and the cord blood test for the same virus was negative has the highest risk of β-Cell Autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes.
- If both the cord blood and the child blood test were positive for CVB1 virus at the age 18 months have the High risk for the type 1 diabetes.
- The lowest risk is when the cord blood test was positive and the child at 18 months blood test was negative scenario.
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