Association of TCF7L2 variation with single islet autoantibody expression in children with type 1 diabetes.

Maria J Redondo, Jesse Muniz, Luisa M Rodriguez, Dinakar Iyer, Fariba Vaziri Sani, Morey W Haymond, Christiane S Hampe, Michael L Metzker, Struan F A Grant, Ashok Balasubramanyam

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Abstract

The transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene has the strongest genetic association with type 2 diabetes. TCF7L2 also associates with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, which often presents with a single islet autoantibody, but not with classical type 1 diabetes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e000008
JournalBMJ open diabetes research & care
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes

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