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    "of" or "with"?

    Dear Teacher,
    Does one say that James has been diagnosed "of" diabetes or "with" diabetes?
    Pls advise.
    Thanks,
    Mister K

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    Re: "of" or "with"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mister K View Post
    Dear Teacher,
    Does one say that James has been diagnosed "of" diabetes or "with" diabetes?
    Pls advise.
    Thanks,
    Mister K
    I'd say "James has been diagnosed with diabetes" like in "She was diagnosed with breast cancer".
    I think you can also say:
    "James has been diagnosed as diabetic"

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    Re: "of" or "with"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mister K View Post
    Dear Teacher,
    Does one say that James has been diagnosed "of" diabetes or "with" diabetes?
    Pls advise.
    Thanks,
    Mister K
    A person is "diagnosed with" an illness.
    A person "suffers from" an illness.

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