From Spokane, Washington, USA:
Can type 1 diabetes be caused by a blow to the head or a brain injury?
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune-mediated disease with a long prodromic (preclinical) phase and is not secondary to head or brain injuries. These could perhaps act upon the ongoing immune process as final triggers towards the clinical disease though.
Original posting 6 Nov 2000
Posted to Research: Causes and Prevention
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:15
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