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Islet Cell antibody test level decreased to none

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerri Feb 14, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi,My son was dx'd 9 months ago at age 8. His A1C was 13.9. He was GADA negative and his ICA (islet cell antibody) level was 1:8. Over the course of this 9 months we have in addition to taking him to…Continue

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brokenpole left a comment for dawniew3
"Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for…"
Feb 14, 2013
Gerri replied to dawniew3's discussion 'Islet Cell antibody test level decreased to none'
"I've not heard of antibodies decreasing, but I've never heard of anyone having multiple tests either. With other auto immune diseases antibodies fluctuate, so assuming that's also true of diabetes. Doesn't explain a zero reading,…"
Feb 14, 2013
Brian (bsc) replied to dawniew3's discussion 'Islet Cell antibody test level decreased to none'
"I wish I could tell you that antibodies were directly related to diabetes or at least predicted how much your pancreas was being attacked, but it is just more complicated. Only 85-90% of T1 diabetics test positive for one or more antibodies and…"
Feb 14, 2013
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Islet Cell antibody test level decreased to none

Hi,My son was dx'd 9 months ago at age 8. His A1C was 13.9. He was GADA negative and his ICA (islet cell antibody) level was 1:8. Over the course of this 9 months we have in addition to taking him to the endo doctor also taken him to our (don't cringe) naturopathic doctor. His naturopathic doctor has been working with him to eliminate the problems that are bothering his system. (the only things bothering him have been several flu viruses that his body is holding onto and being vitamin B…See More
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May 17, 2012
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My son was dx'd at age 8 almost a year ago. It's been a challenging year getting used to our new normal. Seems like just when I have things figured out they change.

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At 2:04pm on February 14, 2013, Marie B said…

hello mom, welcome to the community! please join our parents group
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