hrp0089p1-p086 | Diabetes & Insulin P1 | ESPE2018

Coincidence of Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus with Enteroviruses and Respiratory Tract Viruses

Karaoglan Murat , Eksi Fahriye , Keskin Mehmet , Karaoglan İlkay

Background: Viruses, which trigger and promote islet cell destruction, cause type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). However, the existence of a cause-and-effect relationship is under debate. The aim of this study was to investigate sero-epidemiological and molecular evidence of enteroviruses and respiratory viruses in patients with newly diagnosed T1DM during cold season.Methods: This study included 40 children with newly diagnosed T1DM and 30 healthy children...