Fulminating onset type 1 diabetes with positivity for anti-GAD antibody and elevated pancreatic exocrine enzyme concentrations.


A 52-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for diabetic ketoacidosis. On admission, Hb(A1c) was 6.5%, anti-GAD antibody 10.3 U/ml, serum amylase 144 IU/l, lipase 169 U/l and elastase-I 1,000 ng/dl. There were no abdominal symptoms, and abdominal CT showed unremarkable findings. He was treated with intensive insulin therapy. After 1 month, urinary… (More)

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