From Berkeley, California, USA:
My boyfriend has had Type 1 diabetes since he was 16 years old (he is 31 now). Could you please tell more about a blood test which can detect diabetes in a future baby? How soon a pregnant woman has to take this test? Where?
As far as I know there is no test, genetic or otherwise, that can predict if a future baby will develop diabetes.
Original posting 20 Apr 1998
Posted to Research: Causes and Prevention
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
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