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Home > Patient & Family Resources > Health Library > Type 1 Diabetes: Medical History and Physical Exam
Symptoms of type 1 diabetes usually happen quickly. If ignored, the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes may happen in an emergency room or hospital.
If your doctor thinks that you might have
type 1 diabetes, he or she may ask questions about your symptoms,
family history of the disease, and personal medical history. Questions for the medical history may
include the following:
Your doctor will also give you a complete physical exam. You will continue having exams on a regular basis if you are diagnosed with this disease. The physical exam includes:
Current as ofApril 16, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineDavid C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
Current as of:
April 16, 2019
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
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