SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, speaks with Tom Karlya, father of two children with type 1 diabetes, creator of www.DiabetesDad.org, a syndicated column, and vice president of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, about misdiagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Increasingly, diagnosis is made only when a child presents with diabetic ketoacidosis.
“You can’t fix the problem until you first admit that there is one,”
T1D Exchange has begun a larger study based on an informal survey
conducted to quantify the number of missed diagnoses. For more information on the survey, go to