ea0029p575 | Diabetes | ICEECE2012
, Grason R.
, Chow M.
Introduction: Responsible use of healthcare resources dictates that judicious test ordering be encouraged. Although the appearance of anti-GAD antibodies is known to precede and predict the development of autoimmune diabetes, its use as a screen for risk of developing diabetes is not warranted. Results are useful in determining treatment, however, when it is difficult to distinguish type 1 from type 2 diabetes or when the probability of progression from type 2 to type 1 is hig...