Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults

@article{LandinOlsson2002LatentAD,
  title={Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults},
  author={M. Landin-Olsson},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={958}
}
  • M. Landin-Olsson
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a special form of diabetes that is clinically similar to type 2 diabetes but with positivity for pancreatic autoantibodies. The frequency of LADA patients among all patients diagnosed as type 2 varies between 6‐50% in various populations. The frequency is higher in younger age groups. It is clear, however, that the frequency of autoimmune diabetes among adults is underestimated. Clinical features such as age and severity of symptoms are… 

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