Prevention of Type 1 diabetes


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Prevention of Type 1 diabetes: In the Diabetes Prevention Trial--Type 1, a study sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, close relatives of people with type 1 diabetes are tested for their risk of getting the disease. Those at high risk will receive treatment that might prevent type 1 diabetes. More information about the study is available by calling 1-800-425-8361 or at www.niddk.nih.gov/patient/dpt_1/dpt_1.htm.1

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1. excerpt from Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: NIDDK

Last revision: April 10, 2003

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