A Client's Father Has Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Question 8
Multiple Choice

A client's father has type 1 diabetes mellitus.The client asks if she is in danger of developing the disease as well.Which is the nurse's best response? A) "Your risk of diabetes is higher than that of the general population, but it may not occur." B) "No genetic risk is associated with the development of type 1 diabetes." C) "The risk for becoming diabetic is 50% because of how it is inherited." D) "Female children do not inherit diabetes, but male children will."