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From Longmont, Colorado, USA

I am 18 years old and have diabetes, and I just found out the risk percentage of inheriting type 1 diabetes. Is there a risk rate for type 2? If there is, is it greater or lesser than type 1?


Most sources will quote a risk for type 1 risk of 5-10% and a type 2 risk of 50%.


Original posting 2 Jun 2001
Posted to Genetics and Heredity


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