Author information: Adult-onset autoimmune diabetes is a heterogeneous disease that is characterized by a reduced genetic load, a less intensive autoimmune process and a mild metabolic decompensation at onset compared with young-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus T1DM.
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Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 7th ed. Fasting blood samples from all diagnosed diabetic individuals were obtained through the clinical investigation of HUNT and analyzed for anti-GAD, as previously described Hyperfunction aldosterone: Blood test . Mean duration of diabetes was longer and HbA 1c levels were higher in autoimmune diabetes compared with type 2 diabetes.
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