University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
TrialNet Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes: Pathway to Prevention
If you have a close relative with type 1 diabetes, your risk of developing the disease increases from one in 250 to one in 20. A simple blood test can reveal the risk for type 1 diabetes up to 10 years before diagnosis. Those found to be at increased risk may then be eligible to join studies that test ways to dely or prevent diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.
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