What are the chemical causes of pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Jul 03, 2019
  • Author: William H Lamb, MD, MBBS, FRCP(Edin), FRCP, FRCPCH; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Answer

Streptozotocin and RH-787, a rat poison, selectively damages islet cells and can cause type 1 diabetes mellitus.


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