From Plano, Texas, USA:
Both my parents, my wife, and I have diabetes. My parents are both type 1 and so am I. My wife is a type 2. What are the chances of our children having diabetes?
Roughly speaking, the risk for your children is around 6%-15%, summing up your family's positive history for type 1 diabetes and the risk towards type 2 from your wife's family.
Original posting 18 Mar 1999
Posted to Genetics and Heredity
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:02
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