A Third of Type 1 Diabetes is Misdiagnosed as Type 2 in the Over 30s

A new study shows that 38 percent of patients with type 1 diabetes occurring after age 30 were initially treated as type 2 diabetes (without insulin). Researchers found that half of those misdiagnosed were still diagnosed as type 2 diabetes 13 years later.

Original Article: A third of type 1 diabetes is misdiagnosed in the over 30s

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