Is there a honeymoon period in LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults)?
This question is difficult to answer. Since LADA is a gradual fallout of beta cells, compared to the stormy onset of type 1 diabetes, you may not have the same kind of honeymoon period. However, if someone is placed on an aggressive insulin regimen, and this allows the remaining beta cells to recover, it would be conceivable that a honeymoon period might be possible. The honeymoon is not that difficult to identify. Patients need very little insulin and it is perceived that they are making enough on their own in situations you would suspect they may need insulin. This can be supported by laboratory data with a C-peptide level following a meal.
Original posting 23 May 2004
Posted to LADA and MODY
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