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MS and Type 1 diabetes

Discussion in 'Thyroid and Other Autoimmunity' started by millyyates, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. millyyates

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    May 12, 2008

    RESULTS: Patients with T1D were at more than 3-fold increased risk for development of MS (relative risk, 3.26; 95% confidence interval, 1.80-5.88; n = 11). First-degree relatives of patients with MS were at 63% increased risk (relative risk, 1.63; 95% confidence interval, 1.26-2.12; n = 56) for development of T1D. However, adjusting for familial relationship to patients with T1D reduced the excess risk to 44% (relative risk, 1.44; 95% confidence interval, 1.11-1.88; n = 56).

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