DIABETgene – Determination of genetic predisposition and risk of type 1 diabetes
ABOUT THE TEST:
Type 1 diabetes mellitus is the most common form of diabetes in children and young adults. It is a disease that affects the body’s ability to convert glucose from food into energy. In most cases, type 1 diabetes develops early in life and is often diagnosed during childhood.
🧬Genetic predisposition plays a very important role in the etiology of type 1 diabetes. By determining certain genes, it is possible to determine what the genetic predisposition is and what is the probability that a person will develop type 1 diabetes.
This test can be a useful tool for identifying children and teenagers, who are at risk of developing type 1 diabetes, in order to make a good plan for monitoring their condition.
In addition, the test not only performs risk stratification (medium or high risk), but it also provides information on whether there is a genetic combination that has a “protective” role for the body against the occurrence of the disease.
Sample required: blood
Issuance of results: 1 working day
Without an appointment, available in all laboratories of Avicena Laboratory