Why Get Tested For Type 1 Diabetes?

How is Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosed?

Type 1 diabetes is caused by an autoimmune condition where the body attacks and destroys cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. Insulin is necessary to process glucose from food. The disease progresses in stages, with each stage marked by specific criteria.

2+ Autoantibodies*

*Autoantibodies are markers that indicate the early stages of this autoimmune process.

2+ Autoantibodies*

Abnormal blood glucose levels

Preventive treatment eligible (Ages 8+)

2+ Autoantibodies*

*Abnormal blood glucose levels Symptoms like diabetic ketoacidosis.

How Does Autoantibody Testing Help Predict Type 1 Diabetes?

To diagnose type 1 diabetes, a blood or saliva test is performed to check for the presence of these autoantibodies. This helps to determine if someone is in the early stages of the disease.

Autoantibody Testing For Type 1 Diabetes

Our state-of-the-art laboratory is CLIA- and CAP-certified and staffed by a clinical leadership team with over 70 years of experience.

I Want My Clinic To Offer Type 1 Diabetes Testing From Enable Biosciences

Click the Sign-Up button and fill out the New Account Form

Meet with our team of onboarding specialists

Fill out the Test Requisition Form

Collect the sample and mail it to our CLIA- and CAP-certified facility

Receive test results with complimentary counseling and educational materials.

Enable will bill insurance or offer affordable self-pay options to the patient.

I Want To Get Tested For Type 1 Diabetes

Fill out the New Patient Form.
We’ll connect you with a Type 1 Health Hub in our network
Determine your customized healthcare plan
Determine your next steps.
Get tested and review results with your provider.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Enable Biosciences laboratory tests are intended for clinical use only. These tests were developed and their performance characteristics were determined by the Enable Biosciences laboratory, which is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1998 (CLIA) to perform high-complexity testing. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This test is used for clinical purposes.