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Re: [IP] initial diagnosis

Natalie Sera said:
>In some adults, Type 1 comes on slowly -- and in the beginning, even though
it IS an auto-immune disorder, the pancreas is still secreting insulin, and
a C-peptide might be entirely within normal limits. So what would it really
tell you?

Type 2's CAN be making a lot of insulin, and yet not have enough to meet
their own physiological needs -- C-peptide might be HIGH, and yet if the
person is very insulin-resistant, they may need exogenous insulin.<

Other test for diagnosis are;
Iset cell antibodies, auto-immune antibodies and GAD antibodies.
These tests can help rule out Type 1 in an adult.

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