Environmental Triggers and Determinants of Type 1 Diabetes

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FIG. 2.
FIG. 2.

Progression from genetic susceptibility to overt type 1 diabetes. According to this model, the disease process is triggered by an exogenous factor, driven by another environmental determinant, and modified by a series of environmental factors in individuals with increased genetic disease susceptibility.

This Article

  1. Diabetes vol. 54 no. suppl 2 S125-S136