IA-2 autoantibodies are predominant in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults patients from eastern India.

@article{Kanungo2003IA2AA,
  title={IA-2 autoantibodies are predominant in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults patients from eastern India.},
  author={Alok Kanungo and Carani Balaraman Sanjeevi},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={1005},
  pages={390-4}
}
Autoimmune diabetes or latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) among the clinically diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients from Cuttack in Eastern India was studied. GAD65 and IA-2 autoantibodies were measured by radioligand binding assay using recombinant human GAD65 and IA-2. The frequency of GAD65 was not significantly different between patients and controls. However, IA-2 antibodies were predominant in LADA patients and there were two distinct peaks, one in the age group of 20 to 30 years… CONTINUE READING