A GAD antibody test can detect LADA through the detection of elevated levels of pancreatic autoantibodies in patients with diabetes who do not require insulin. These antibodies also predict the rate of progression towards insulin deficiency.
Quick Tip Thursday: Request a GAD Autoantibodies Test to Eliminate a LADA Misdiagnosis
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