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How much time does type 1 diabetes take until you get symptoms?

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Dr. Jay Park
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Varies: Antiislet cell antibodies can be detected a few years before full blown symptoms appear. Most of type i diabetes occurs before age 18, however, same condition occurs in infants as well.

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How much time can my wife live with type 1 diabetes?

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Dr. Gregory Sysyn
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Many factors : Many factors contribute to your question. A good resource from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation is a starting point. http://jdrf.org/life-with-t1d/type-1-diabetes-information/myths-and-facts/

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