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[IP] Use of oral agents in teenagers

More and more type 1 teenagers are being prescribed with oral agents to help
blood glucose control during puberty.  Puberty is obviously a very
challenging period and these agents are proving to help quite a few
teenagers who are not type 2.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kress Family" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2003 12:13 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Type 1 vs. Type 2

> >>I know of one teenager who was first diagnosed with Type 1 and now
> >>is being treated additionally with oral drugs because of the
> >>insulin resistant.<<
> Maybe the teenager was diagnosed improperly as a Type 1 because of
> his/her age.  Type 2 is such an epidemic that it isn't considered an
> adult disease anymore.
> Cindy, mom to 16 y/o Noah, dx age 9, pumping since 6/99
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