All Blog Posts Tagged '1b' (6)

We Need a Detective in the House: Medical Misdiagnosis of Insulin-Deficient Diabetes

I was always fond of Miss Marple, mystery writer Agatha Christie’s intuitive and no-nonsense sleuth. I loved the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series when I was growing up. Where are they when we need them? Oh, right, they were fictional characters. What we diabetics(Footnote 1) need, especially those of us who don’t fit the big two obvious categories (rapid onset in childhood = Type 1 diabetes; insulin… Continue

Added by Melitta on July 4, 2011 at 5:00pm — 15 Comments

Thinking out loud about the prevalence of Ketosis Prone Type 2 Diabetes

Tip of the Iceberg

It is our view that KPD patients (especially those with A forms of KPD) represent only the “tip of the iceberg”; below the surface is likely to be a much larger pool of patients who have early or primary -cell defects in development, expansion in the face of insulin resistance, regeneration in response to injury, or insulin secretion.

Syndromes of Ketosis-Prone Diabetes Mellitus

Ashok Balasubramanyam, Ramaswami Nalini, Christiane S.…

Added by Michael Barker on June 14, 2010 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Starting out as Type 1 then becoming Type 2 happens all the time.

A person commented and thought this was a rare type of diabetes. It isn't. Most of the DKA's admitted in the US are of this type. No research has really been done to determine how prevalent this is but you have to recognize that for every case where it is bad enough to cause hospitalization there has to be many multiples of it in existence. It's my guess that… Continue

Added by Michael Barker on March 5, 2010 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments

In the Beginning, a story of being both Type 1 and Type 2

You're about fifty years old and you've been working in the back yard. It's been

pretty hot so you've been drinking iced tea. Over the last week, you've been

kind of drinking to much tea and having to go to the bathroom at night so

you've been trying to cut back but you have been…


Added by Michael Barker on March 5, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

What kind of people get Ketosis Prone Type 2 Diabetes? Everybody.

High Frequency of Type 1B (Idiopathic) Diabetes in North Indian Children With Recent-Onset Diabetes

A Subtype of Markedly Abrupt Onset With Absolute Insulin Deficiency in…

Added by Michael Barker on March 4, 2010 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Ketosis Prone Diabetes, It's weird and, yes, some of us can go into remission

This blog is to bring together all the Ketosis Prone Diabetics and start a dialog. This is for you if you are not a type 1 but have had either a DKA episode or a dangerous hyperglycemic event. We are a different type of diabetic because we can go into a type of remission. The blog uses a lot of minority health info. This is because the syndrome has been explored most extensively in… Continue

Added by Michael Barker on March 4, 2010 at 2:26pm — 2 Comments

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DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

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Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

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