From New Orleans, Louisiana, USA:
I am 22 years old, I am 35 weeks pregnant, I have had type 1 diabetes for six years, and my husband has had it for 24 years. What is the chance that our son will inherit diabetes?
The etiology of type 1 diabetes is multifactorial and thus unpredictable. Just because your husband and you have diabetes does not automatically mean that your offspring will develop diabetes.
Original posting 14 Oct 2002
Posted to Genetics and Heredity
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:38
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