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Management of autoimmune diabetes for two years without insulin treatment: a case report

Nelson, Warrick; Jacobs, Philip;
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  • Published: 07 May 2017
Abstract We describe here a case of dietary and metformin intervention, achieving and maintaining normoglycaemia beyond two years from autoimmune diabetes diagnosis, without exogenous insulin. The case, a 53 year old white male, was initially diagnosed with typical type 2 diabetes, presenting with elevated fasting glucose and HbA1c combined with excess weight (BMI 28). Metformin and dietary advice were very successful with good weight loss and subsequent HbA1c near normal. However, eighteen months later, a routine HbA1c test at 83 mmol/l (9.7%) suggested reversion to an autoimmune diabetes, confirmed by autoantibody test, and therefore considered type 1 diabetic...
free text keywords: diabetes, autoantibody, carbohydrate, diet, diabetes, autoantibody, carbohydrate, diet
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