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The peak age of incidence of type 1 diabetes is in childhood, and since most of the complications of diabetes are duration-dependent, preventive strategies for type 1 diabetes have the greatest potential for health benefit in younger people. However, this is the very group in which prevention, particularly with invasive interventions, is most challenging from an ethical perspective (see also Goal 4.6).

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