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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment and Research: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder that destroys pancreatic beta cells. Once called juvenile diabetes, Type 1 is diagnosed most often in children, but can be expressed in adults as well. Incidence is highest among non-hispanic whites, according to the NDEP. Adults with Type 1 make up 5% of all diagnosed diabetes patients.New tools, techniques, treatments, drugs and devices can help you improve outcomes for your patients with Type 1.

Autoantibodies Possible Predictors of Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Diesease progression possible with presence of two or more autoantibodies… Autoimmune type 2 diabetes is preceded by the appearance of islet insulin autoantibodies: GAD autoantibodies (GADAs), insulinoma-associated protein 2 autoantibodies (IA-2AS), and zinc transporter 8 autoantibodies. Previous studies show that diabetes will develop within 10 years in 27-40% of children with ...

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New Diagnosing Criteria Possible for Type 1?

By closely examining currently used diagnostic criteria, researchers evaluated whether it might be possible to diagnose type 1 earlier…. Today, diagnostic criteria for type 1 diabetes includes a glucose value ≥ 126 mg/dL and 2-h glucose values ≥ 200 mg/dL. These glucose values were selected because they correspond with observed ...

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