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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Winkler, C; Mollenhauer, U; Hummel, S; Bonifacio, E; Ziegler, AG 
Title:
Exposure to environmental factors in drinking water: risk of islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes--the BABYDIAB study. 
Abstract:
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is characterized by autoimmunity against pancreatic islets, and autoantibodies may be present for years before diagnosis. Environmental factors during early life, including drinking water, may play a role in pathogenesis of T1D. The German BABYDIAB study is a prospective observational study that followed newborn offspring of mothers or fathers with T1D from birth to 17 years of age. The present study was a nested case-control analysis, where subjects with islet autoimmunity...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Horm Metab Res 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
566-71 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0018-5043 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik