Adults Can Get Type 1 Diabetes, Too – Not only can Type 1 diabetes occur in adults, it’s just as likely to appear in adulthood as in childhood or adolescence, finds new study in Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

It used to be called juvenile diabetes because it was thought to often start in childhood. But adults are just as likely to be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Not knowing that can delay treatment.

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