Complete long-term recovery of beta-cell function in autoimmune type 1 diabetes after insulin treatment.

HISTORY AND EXAMINATION — A 13-year-old Caucasian boy (BMI 26.4 kg/m) presented with 3 weeks’ history of polyuria, polydipsia, and weight loss. His serum glucose (26.8 mmol/l), HbA1c (9.4%, normal 3.2–5.5) and fructosamine (628 mol/l, normal 205–285) levels were highly elevated (Fig. 1), and urinalysis showed glucosuria ( ) and ketonuria ( ) . He was HLA… (More)