Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
June 27, 1999
Research: Causes and Prevention
Question from Richmond, Virginia, USA:
I have had Type 1 diabetes for 12 years. I have heard that it is caused by a virus, others say it is hereditary. Which is true?
Type 1 diabetes is likely to be caused by many factors including heredity and environmental factors. There have been theories that certain infections might contribute to the risk of diabetes in a susceptible person.