Screening for Type 1 Diabetes
- Weight loss
- Increased urination
- Extreme thirst
- Fatigue, weakness
- Blurry vision
- Having a family history of type 1 diabetes (especially if you have a twin with the condition)
- Having a personal history of hyperglycemia
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- Reviewer: Kim Carmichael, MD
- Review Date: 09/2013 -
- Update Date: 09/30/2013 -
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