All Discussions Tagged 'misdiagnosis' (18)

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rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagno…

Started by Melitta

196 13 hours ago
Reply by Denver

Question about Type 1 vs Type 2

I understand the difference between type 1 and type 2. But I have a question about it. If you are type 2 and your pancreas burns out, are y…

Started by Misty

34 May 20
Reply by DiabetikIvo

When to make a fuss?

I don't know if I have LADA or something else diabetes. I had reactive hypoglycemia for years growing up (actually diagnosed when I was in…

Started by CQJ

80 Apr 18
Reply by Lilli D

Doctors/medical community don't care that Type 1s are misdiagnosed

For 18 years, I have tried to change the mindset that Type 1 diabetes is a childhood disease, and to get people with adult-onset Type 1 dia…

Started by Melitta

48 Mar 12
Reply by dishers

LADA is addressed in an ADA position statement on patient-centered approach to managing Type 2 Diabetes

A new ADA position paper on managing Type 2 diabetes advises considering the possibility of LADA in lean "Type 2" patients. Progress! While…

Started by Melitta

13 Jan 16
Reply by Jeannene Herber

Double Diabetes

DOUBLE DIABETES There were no diabetes "types" when I was diagnosed in 1945. All people diagnosed with diabetes were treated with insulin t…

Started by Richard157

24 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Richard157

article on monogenic diabetes (MODY) in Chicago Sun-Times

Below are some excerpts from a Chicago Sun-Times article entitled "Diabetes expert Dr. Louis Philipson stresses importance of accurate diag…

Started by Melitta

2 Sep 15, 2013
Reply by marty1492

Can you change from Type 2 to Type 1?

I've always wondered if when a person that has Type 2 diabetes ends up going on insulin, no longer producing any of their own,when medicati…

Started by Susan Lopez

78 Jul 31, 2013
Reply by Deb

AACE: 80% of misdiagnosed LADAs already had complications in recent study

In a presentation at the May 2012 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist's (AACE) meeting (article here), investigators reported…

Started by Melitta

63 Jun 14, 2013
Reply by Melitta

article in San Francisco Chronicle about adult-onset Type 1 diabetes

Whoa! Stop the presses! The SF Chronicle reports that a new type of adult diabetes is on the rise! Of course, it's not new, yes it is proba…

Started by Melitta

1 Apr 4, 2013
Reply by Khürt Williams

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