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Question about adult diagnosis

Discussion in 'Adults with Type 1' started by mjtjmcouch, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. mjtjmcouch

    mjtjmcouch Approved members

    Mar 10, 2008
    My friends mom is in the hospital and they say she does not have diabetes but they are giving her insulin and her glucose was elevated and she's had at least one hypo incident while she's been there. They are referring her to a nephrologist for some issues with her kidneys. What do you think could it be Type 1? She is 56yrs old. She has lost weight, been very uncharacteristically moody and has had low energy for almost a year now.

    What do you think?
  2. Daxdog

    Daxdog Approved members

    Aug 23, 2008
    If she does not have diabetes, why are they giving her insulin? It could be LADA.
  3. Dx011106

    Dx011106 Approved members

    Sep 11, 2008
    Some t2 take insulin if their really unreceptive to the oral meds...?

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