From Fenton, Missouri, USA:
How does a blood test determine if you have type 1 diabetes?
Diagnosis of diabetes is arbitrary and the American Diabetes Association and WHO determine what the blood sugar cut-off levels will be However, type 1 diabetes in childhood is universally accompanied by symptoms and would almost never be diagnosed without them.
[Editor's comment: See: Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes Guidelines.
Original posting 3 Dec 2000
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:15
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