latent autoimmune diabetes in adults


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latent autoimmune diabetes in adults

Abbreviation: LADA
A form of type 1 diabetes usually diagnosed after 30 years of age, in which there are serum antibodies against insulin, pancreatic islet cells, or the protein products of those cells. Most patients affected by LADA eventually require insulin therapy, like patients with type 1 DM.
See also: diabetes
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Grant, "Overlap of genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults," Current Diabetes Reports, vol.
Zinc transporter 8 autoantibody (ZnT8A) could help differentiate latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) from phenotypic type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients: Action LADA 4.
Contrasting cellular and humoral autoimmunity associated with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults.
Our evolving understanding of diabetes has led researchers to focus on prediabetes (defined as impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, or both) and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), a recently reported type 1 variant that some have labeled type 1.
KARACHI, April 05, 2011 (Balochistan Times): No less than 10% of diabetics suffer from the subtype latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), yet a majority of physicians are witnessed to confuse it with Diabetes Type Two.