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What are the chances my child will be diabetic ?

I am not diabteic but the dad is he has type 1 diabetes. what are the odds? Is it inherited? Do both parents have to have the diabetic gene?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Diabetes is a multifactorial disease when it comes to causes. If dad has Type1 diabetes, then the child wil have it. In case it is not type 1, then it wil depend on various other factors such as diet, lifestyle etc.

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