My primary caught it at my annual physical as my fasting number was quite high. She had me test for a week and all readings were high. She put me on oral meds because of my age, assuming I was T2. But, she also immediately made an appointment for me with a CDE in the same practice who confirmed I was T1. I had been very tired, run down, drinking, peeing constantly. I knew the symptoms of T1 as I had a T1 uncle, but honestly thought I was too old to get it. So it isn't just Drs. that are clueless.