The virus damaged my heart and led to me developing type 1.5
diabetes," said Deborah.
So, several terminologies have been recommended such as double diabetes, type 1.5
diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes of youth.
Yet more uncertainty arises with the use of the term 'type 1.5
diabetes' to describe both late onset diabetes of adults (LADA) and Flatbush diabetes.1-3 This article reviews and compares the classification of T1DM as proposed by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), International Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD), and Japan Diabetes Society (JDS).
At the start of 2012, I was told that I was a Type 1.5
variant diabetic - a temporary version which shares characteristics with Type 1 and Type 2.
He does not include in his tally of adults with type 1 diabetes the very large group with what is often called "type 1.5
" disease: that is, phenotypic type 2 disease with autoantibody positivity.
Workers in the field have used a variety of designations for this, including "hybrid diabetes," "double diabetes," "type 1.5
," and "type 3."
Older patients who fit this profile have been classified as type 1.5
diabetes or latent autoimmune disease in adults (LADA).
diabetes will soon be as common in a physician's office as Type 1 and Type 2 of the disease are today.
Another type of diabetes, well documented in adolescents and young adults of African and Punjabi descent, is type 1.5
diabetes (one and a half diabetes).1 Characterized by an explosive insulin- requiring onset, followed by an indolent course with control on oral hypoglycemics and lifestyle modification, type 1.5
diabetes needs to be recognized in order to plan appropriate management .One famous personality with type 1.5
diabetes is the American actor Halle Berre.