Reply to Klitz and Niklasson: Can viral infections explain the cross-sectional Austrian diabetes data?

Thurner S, Klimek P, Szell M, Duftschmid G, Endel G, Kautzky-Willer A, & Kasper DC (2013). Reply to Klitz and Niklasson: Can viral infections explain the cross-sectional Austrian diabetes data? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (30): E2751. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1305494110.

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Abstract

The vast majority of diabetes patients suffer from type II diabetes. There are several theories for potential causes of its development, the most favored being the "exhaustion" of beta-cells by chronic excess caloric intake combined with inactivity leading to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Viral infection could be a potential cause, however mainly for type I diabetes. Furthermore, autoimmunity might play a role in type I patients...

Item Type: Article
Research Programs: Advanced Systems Analysis (ASA)
Bibliographic Reference: PNAS; 110(30):E2751 (23 July 2013) (Published online 30 May 2013)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 08:48
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2017 07:48
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/10441

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