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Re: [IP] 3rd kid now has elevated A1c



 You should ask for a GAD65 test for your 18 year old to check if she has
antibodies. Positive GAD65 is conclusive of type 1

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 > On Feb 17, 2014, at 20:39, Denise Danielson <email @ redacted>
wrote:
> 
> I have fraternal twins that are 18 years old.  One was dxd at age 5.  I also
> have a 6 year old that was dxd at age 2.5.  On Saturday my Non D 18 year old
> was playing "diabetes friends" games with her 6 year old sister and they were
> checking BG's.  Well, the Non D 18 year old's BG came back elevated. I became
 > concerned and ran an at home A1c test and it came back at 6.1. From there, we
> went to the doctor and they ran their own A1c which was slightly lower but
> nonetheless, they diagnosed her as having "pre diabetes".  They told her to
> eat better and exercise.  Since she has two sisters with T1D and she is
 > slender and athletic already, I figured there is a chance this could be a
sign
> of Type 1 coming on.  The thought seems completely impossible though.....
> 
> Denise D.
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