Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus in twins

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7026.313a (Published 03 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:313

Differences between monozygotic and dizygotic twins may need to be taken into account

  1. John A Davis
  1. Emeritus professor of paediatrics 1 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB2 5JE

    EDITOR,—In their study of diabetic twins Kirsten O Kyvik and colleagues fail to take into account the fact that half of dizygotic but no monozygotic twins are of different sex.1 They give no reference to indicate whether the incidence and age …

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