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Re: [IP] Type 1 & scandinavian ancestry

My mother's side is from Stockholm and her father's an Erikson.  My dad's
side was welsh and Irish.
While it's true about these countries having a high incidence of IDDM, I'm
still the only geek in my whole traceable family with Diabeasties.
Jenny Sutherland

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lena V"
Subject: [IP] Type 1 & scandinavian ancestry

> How many of you type 1's on this list is of skandinavian ancestry? In
> particular Sweden and Finland. I read some Diabetes fact and the incidence
> of type 1 per population is much higher in the scandinanvian countries.
> wondered if it meant you werre more likely to develop type 1 if you were
> from there. My parents are Swedish and I'm a type 1. Maybe I'm just
> for a relationship where there is none.

> Lena

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