Most type 1 diabetes presenting as diabetic ketoacidosis in Vietnamese people is negative for pancreatic islet cell autoantibodies

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012 Jun;96(3):e63-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.01.034. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

Abstract

Eighteen Vietnamese type 1 diabetic patients presented with ketoacidosis were serially recruited from three tertiary cares. They had mean age (±SD) 23.5±4.1years, median of blood glucose [interquartile range] 28.2 [24.3-31.3]mmol/L, pH 7.255 [7.232-7.285], C-peptide 0.265 [0.098-0.472]nmol/L. 61% were negative for both anti-GAD and ICA tests.

MeSH terms

  • Autoantibodies / blood*
  • Blood Glucose / metabolism*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / complications*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / epidemiology
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / immunology
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis / blood
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis / epidemiology
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis / immunology*
  • Female
  • Glycated Hemoglobin A / metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Vietnam / epidemiology
  • Young Adult

Substances

  • Autoantibodies
  • Blood Glucose
  • Glycated Hemoglobin A
  • hemoglobin A1c protein, human
  • islet cell antibody