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Type of diabetes

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Saeeda, Mar 24, 2019.

  1. Saeeda

    Saeeda Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    hi guys I've not been here for a while..
    I wanted to ask a question about being diagnosed with type two diabetes and then being told it might be type one diabetes? My sister has been told that. She has metformin and glucose levels are near in control. So now her doc has referred her to c a nurse n said maybe she is a type one like myself..
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    There are blood tests she should have if Type 1 is suspected. These are the c-peptide test and a GAD antibodies test.

    Why does her doctor think she is type 1 if her levels are near controlled on just Metformin?
     
  3. Saeeda

    Saeeda Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry I wrote that wrong - I meant not in control
     
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    Saeeda Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Is it just a blood test that they will do? It is the diabetes nurse she will be seeing
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    It is just a blood test ordered by a doctor.
     
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