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Classification of Diabetes Mellitus Based on Underlying Cause

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with diabetes mellitus.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E14.8, E14.9, E11, E12, E13

Description:

A variety of causes can manifest as diabetes mellitus. While most patients have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, other types occur. Identifying the cause is important for management and prognosis.

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