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Is Diabetes Inherited From Mother or Father?

MedicineNet.com
 2021-04-02

Cover picture for the articleDiabetes is a hereditary disease, which means that the child is at high risk of developing diabetes compared to the general population at the given age. Diabetes can be inherited from either mother or father. The child’s risk increases:. If the father has type 1 diabetes, the risk of...

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Deborah Schultz
2021-04-03

I am a diabetic. No one in my family, mom, dad, aunts, uncles, cousins and so on for 250 years. Not one has had diabetes until me. Figure that one out.

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Martti Hunsucker
2021-04-03

Our grandson was a test tube conception, so not all background history is iomplete. He was diagionesed at age 12, and is now 18 He does a hood job managing his diabetics . He plans to go to the university to study nursimg and advanced chemistry!

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Mrs. B.
2021-04-03

Neither of my parents had Diabetes, although a couple of my father's siblings had it. At 75, I do not have Diabetes, but my two older brothers have it...hopefully, I won't!

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