TABLE 4

Characteristics of MZ twin pairs concordant and discordant for type 1 diabetes

NAgeHbA1c (%)
Twin 1Twin 2
MZ concordant
Men1236.7 ± 10.410.6 ± 2.210.6 ± 2.3
Women2135.2 ± 8.310.4 ± 2.710.3 ± 2.9
MZ discordant*
Men2240.2 ± 12.110.2 ± 2.06.7 ± 1.0
Women2341.9 ± 13.79.1 ± 1.56.5 ± 1.3
  • Data are means ± SD. N = number of twin pairs.

  • *

    * Twin 1 is the diabetic twin and twin 2 is the healthy twin.