This is Type 1.5 Diabetes: http://forecast.diabetes.org/magazine/features/other-diabetes-lada-or-type-15
LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults) is commonly hard to spot and is one more type of Diabetes currently being researched.
This new information makes me wonder just how many people are misdiagnosed.
Hmm...I will have to check this out further.
*off to do more research*