New Test Better Predicts Which Babies Will Develop Type 1 Diabetes

“We’re really excited by these findings. They suggest that the routine heel-prick testing of babies done at birth could go a long way towards preventing early sickness as well as predicting which children will get type 1 diabetes years later.”

— Bill Hagopian, MD, PhD, PNRI Principal Scientist

New Test Better Predicts Which Babies Will Develop Type 1 Diabetes

A new approach

What We Are Learning About Type 1 Diabetes

Bill Hagopian, MD, PhD, of PNRI is one of six scientists around the world studying more than 8,000 children to identify the environmental triggers of Type 1 diabetes

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The SwedishTryskUSIPerkins CoieKnobbe MartensK L GatesLee & HayesAdaptive BiotechFirst PullSpecificaMatthew and Alayna Gagnier

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