Table 2—

Clinical characteristics of the patient with insulin deficiency

• Known type 1 diabetes
• History of pancreatectomy or pancreatic dysfunction
• History of wide fluctuations in blood glucose levels
• History diabetic ketoacidosis
• History of insulin use for >5 years and/or a history of diabetes for >10 years
  • Adapted from the Expert Committee on the Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus (3) and consensus from the authors.