Other Types of Diabetes

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Other Types of Diabetes

Stem cells (green) hold tremendous promise for treating diabetes in all its forms

Diabetes isn't all type 1 or type 2

Besides types 1 and 2, the most common is gestational diabetes. But you might be surprised to learn that scientists have identified several kinds of diabetes that don't fit conveniently into an established "type."

Gestational Diabetes: Learn the basics from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) | Learn about Harold Hamm's program for pregnant women

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA or "type 1.5"): Learn the basics from the ADA

Learn about MODY, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, and other types in this ADA article

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