Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
June 24, 2000
Research: Causes and Prevention
Question from Georgia, USA:
I have a 5 year old girl who has Type 1 diabetes. I was told my 3 year old has the antibodies which means, at some point, she also will have diabetes. Do you have any information about this?
You will find a lot of information on this site and other diabetes sites about antibodies. Actually, the fact that your daughter has antibodies does not necessarily mean that she will get diabetes but it does increase the risk. The level of the antibodies in the blood gives some clues and you should discuss this with your 5 year old’s diabetes team.