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What is LADA?

LADA isn’t the newest version of a hot coffee and milk beverage; rather it stands for latent autoimmune diabetes in adults.  You may not have heard of it—it isn’t as common as type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes, or even … Continue reading

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Is It Really Type 2?

The diagnosis of a child with type 1 diabetes is usually straightforward. The symptoms are classic and well-known to any physician—polydipsia, polyphagia, and polyuria: the child with uncontrolled blood sugars is forever thirsty, hungry and running to the bathroom to … Continue reading

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How Many Types of Diabetes Are There?

This is a question that we get asked regularly. If we asked this question to the general population twenty years ago, a majority probably wouldn’t have any idea.  But today, unfortunately, so many people have diabetes that everyone seems to … Continue reading

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