Chronic Enteroviral Infection Modifies Broadly Pancreatic Cellular Functions

10.09.2019

Enteroviral infections are common viral infections with usually rather few symptoms, and they are also believed to be linked to the onset of type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a disorder in which the pancreatic insulin-producing beta-cells are destroyed, and it is more common in Finland than anywhere else in the world. A new study by the University of Turku and Tampere University supports the link between enteroviral infections and type 1 diabetes.

Created 10.09.2019 | Updated 29.11.2019