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New Diabetes Classification System

Rationale and Implications of the β-Cell–Centric Classification Schema

The current classification system presents challenges to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), in part due to its conflicting and confounding definitions of type 1 DM, type 2 DM, and latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA). The current schema also lacks a foundation that readily incorporates advances in our understanding of the disease and its treatment. Experts calling for new diabetes classification system.

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