The health risks of each blood type

This is how your blood type can affect your health

Stars Insider

09/11/22 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Diseases

In 1930, Dr. Karl Landsteiner won the Nobel Prize for developing the ABO blood group system, the method of classifying blood types. It’s important to know your blood type if you need to receive or give blood. A mismatch may cause an immune system reaction that could result in complications such as kidney failure, blood clotting, and, in more extreme cases, death.

Fortunately, today’s sophisticated testing techniques have limited these incidents. Nevertheless, research suggests that there are links between blood type and several different diseases. This means that knowing your blood type could also alert you to certain types of diseases, such as multiple sclerosis or diabetes. To find out more about your blood type and its health risks, click through the following gallery.

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