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A 58-year-old female asked:

i am a type 1.5 diabetic. what other hormones/enzymes could my pancreas be deficient? my liver is constantly over producing glucagon.

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
None: Just make sure to lose weight through diet and exercise and continue to work with your doctor to control your blood sugar and lower your risk of complications. A dpp4 inhibitor or a glp-1 agonist can decrease the excess glucagon secretion if indicated.
Dr. Fred Harvey
Geriatrics 37 years experience
LADA: Latent autoimmunity causes some adults to develop type one diabetes after type 2 or Insulin resistant type is present. Have you been screened for celiac disease? It could be the underlying cause for your problems.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2019

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