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.
Diabetes is one of the most challenging chronic and heterogeneous diseases all over the world,[sup][1] affecting more than 10% of Chinese adults.[sup][2],[3] Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), although less common than type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), is the major autoimmune diabetes in humans.[sup][1] Approximately 6% adult T2DM subjects are afflicted with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), a special subgroup of T1DM.[sup][4] The treatment or preventive strategies for patients vary widely depending on the accurate determination of the specific type of diabetes.
Contrasting cellular and humoral autoimmunity associated with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults. Eur J Endocrinol 2007;157:53-61.
Heterogeneity of patients with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults: linkage to autoimmunity is apparent only in those with perceived need for insulin treatment: results from the Nord-Trondelag Health (HUNT) study.
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.
Sundkvist, "Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults: definition, prevalence, beta-cell function, and treatment," Diabetes, vol.