Author(s): Haller MJ, Atkinson MA, Schatz D
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Abstract This article reviews our current understanding of the etiology, presentation, and management of type 1 diabetes. The discussion includes a review of the natural history of diabetes, the complex relationship between genetic and environmental risk for type 1 diabetes, and current methods for prediction of type 1 diabetes. The article also reviews the current management of children who have new-onset type 1 diabetes, age-appropriate management goals, and diabetes complications. Finally, the article discusses the future of diabetes screening programs and the progress toward the ultimate goal of curing type 1 diabetes.
This article was published in Pediatr Clin North Am
and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology