What is it about?

How environmental chemicals can affect beta cells and autoimmunity and thereby contribute to type 1 diabetes.

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Why is it important?

We do not know why the incidence of type 1 diabetes is increasing; this could be an explanation. Reducing exposures could be a way to prevent type 1 diabetes.


My son and I have type 1 diabetes, I hope to help prevent the disease.

Sarah Howard

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This page is a summary of: Developmental Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Frontiers in Endocrinology, September 2018, Frontiers,
DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00513.
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