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From Longmont, Colorado, USA:

I am 18 years old, have diabetes, and I plan on getting married to my high school sweetheart in four to seven years. I just found out the risk percentage of inheriting type 1 diabetes. Now that I know the risk, is there any way I can keep my kids from inheriting the disease, or, at least, delay it?


Currently, there is no way to prevent diabetes in offspring.


Original posting 30 May 2001
Posted to Research: Causes and Prevention


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