Jan 18, · Understanding Adult-Onset Type 1 Diabetes. also known as type diabetes or double diabetes, is a form of diabetes in which an adult’s immune system destroys beta cells in the pancreas.
Type 1 diabetes used to be called "juvenile diabetes," because it's usually diagnosed in children and teens. But don't let that old-school name fool you. It can start when you're a grownup, too Author: Nichole Bazemore.
Mar 16, · "Type 1 diabetes diagnosed in adults over 30 may be Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA), sometimes known as Type Diabetes. LADA is often misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes because of age Author: Amy Tenderich.
Symptoms of type 1 diabetes onset in adults. When an adult is diagnosed with diabetes, they are often mistakenly told that they have type 2 diabetes. This is because there is still a lack of an understanding in the medical community that type 1 diabetes can start at any age.