Flashcards in Diabetes Deck (11)
Is type 1 diabetes an immune disorder?
When is there a peak in type 1 presentation?
pre school and peri puberty
small peak in late 30s
List the symptoms of diabetes mellitus.
Give 3 useful discriminatory tests for diabetes.
GAD/anti-islet cell antibodies
What pancreatic diseases causeType 3 diabetes?
pancreatic disease eg recurrent pancreatitis, haemochromatosis, CF
What endocrine diseases cause Type 3 diabetes?
Cushings, acromegaly, phaechromocytoma, glucagonoma
What are the drug induced causes of Type 3 diabetes?
What genetic conditions can lead to Type 3 diabetes?
CF, myotonic dystrophy, Turner's
What should you look out for in monogenic diabetes?
strong family history
What is Type 4 diabetes?