Is type 1 diabetes a disease of the gut immune system triggered by cow's milk insulin?
The role of the gut immune system in the development of autoimmune type 1 diabetes is evaluated in this review with special emphasis in the hypothesis suggesting that dietary cow's milk insulin could trigger beta-cell autoimmunity when the mechanisms of oral tolerance are disturbed.
Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Linköping, 58185, Sweden.
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Pub Type(s)Journal Article