hrp0092p3-95 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2019

Changes in the Microbiome of Pre-Type 1 Diabetic Children

Zhelyazkova Nikolina , Koleva Reni

Introduction: Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease where β-cells of the pancreatic islets are destroyed. The vast majority of T1D cases are not due to genetic predisposition, implying that the prevalence is associated with environmental, nongenetic factors. One such factor is the microbiome and its correlation with T1D has been investigated in a multitude of studies.Aims: To investigate whether the curr...