Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 8th, 2006
According to a study from Japan, "The present study was undertaken to clarify a role of interleukin-12p40 gene (IL-12B) polymorphism, located on chromosome 5q33-34 (IDDM 18), in Japanese subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITD). In 179 subjects with TIDM, 166 with AITD (128 with Graves' disease and 38 with Hashimoto's thyroiditis) and 115 healthy control subjects, the IL-12B 3'UTR A-C polymorphism was determined by...
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