Misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes
|About misdiagnosis: When checking for a misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes or confirming a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Type 1 diabetes may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.|
Alternative diagnoses list for Type 1 diabetes: For a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Type 1 diabetes:
- Type 2 diabetes
- MODY diabetes
- Cushing's disease (type of Cushing's syndrome)
- Diabetes insipidus
- Flu - the late stages of juvenile or infant diabetes and DKA may seem flu-like or viral-like.
- Viral infection
- Sinus infection
- Bladder infection - urination from diabetes can be misdiagnosed as a bladder or urinary infection.
Type 1 diabetes as an alternative diagnosis: The other diseases for which Type 1 diabetes is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:
Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes: The following medical news items are relevant to misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes:
Misdiagnosis cases for Type 1 diabetes:
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Last revision: April 10, 2003
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