Word:

islet cell autoantibodies (ICA)

Pronunciation: (EYE-let) (aw-toe-AN-ti-bod-eez)

proteins found in the blood of people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. They are also found in people who may be developing type 1 diabetes. The presence of ICA indicates that the body's immune system has been damaging beta cells in the pancreas.

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-- islet cell autoantibodies (ICA) --
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