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Vol 11, No 3 (2010): Practical Diabetology
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Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults — what do we know today?

Monika Litwinowicz, Anita Rogowicz
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2010;11(3):84-88.

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Vol 11, No 3 (2010): Practical Diabetology
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Published online: 2010-11-05

Abstract

Correct typology of diabetes is important to initiate the best possible method of treatment and to prevent chronic complications of disease. Nowadays Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults (LADA) is considered to be the type of diabetes appearing in adults. Slow progression of disease, autoimmunity and relative insulin deficiency at the beginning of disease is characteristic for LADA. Nevertheless we know more about LADA there is still many unexplained issues of the pathogenesis and clinical picture of the disease. (Diabet. Prakt. 2010; 11, 3: 84–88)

Abstract

Correct typology of diabetes is important to initiate the best possible method of treatment and to prevent chronic complications of disease. Nowadays Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults (LADA) is considered to be the type of diabetes appearing in adults. Slow progression of disease, autoimmunity and relative insulin deficiency at the beginning of disease is characteristic for LADA. Nevertheless we know more about LADA there is still many unexplained issues of the pathogenesis and clinical picture of the disease. (Diabet. Prakt. 2010; 11, 3: 84–88)
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Keywords

LADA; type 1 diabetes mellitus; autoimmune disease

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Title

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults — what do we know today?

Journal

Clinical Diabetology

Issue

Vol 11, No 3 (2010): Practical Diabetology

Article type

Review paper

Pages

84-88

Published online

2010-11-05

Bibliographic record

Diabetologia Praktyczna 2010;11(3):84-88.

Keywords

LADA
type 1 diabetes mellitus
autoimmune disease

Authors

Monika Litwinowicz
Anita Rogowicz

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