Sudden onset of immune-mediated type 1 diabetes mellitus in a 93-year-old woman: a case report

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The authors thank Bart Van der Auwera, Brussels Free University-VUB, Brussels, Belgium for his advice regarding the HLA-DQ genotype of the patient. IW is recipient of a senior clinical research fellowship from FWO–Vlaanderen. PO and IW. are the guarantors of this work and, as such, had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

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PO is the treating diabetologist of the patient. PO and IW designed the study, wrote and revised the text, collected the data and performed the literature search. AL and GD provided assistance with the literature search and revised the paper.

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Oriot, P., Louvet, A., Debugne, G. et al. Sudden onset of immune-mediated type 1 diabetes mellitus in a 93-year-old woman: a case report. Acta Diabetol 55, 1313–1315 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00592-018-1170-7

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Keywords

  • Type 1 diabetes in elderly
  • Sudden onset type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Anti GAD
  • Anti IA2
  • HLA