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Has anyone been labeled type 1.5 (LADA), but type 2 could still be a possibility?

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My endocrinologist has recently labeled by diabetes a type 1.5 (LADA). This was based on my C-Peptide test (0.66 out of range of normal 0.8 - 3.0) and being rather thin (195 on a 6'4 frame)-->lost 25 lbs during test and diagnosis-4 months. My…Continue

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Just an update since my last visit to NIH in July when I was diagnosed with LADA. My A1c was 5.9 while eating the recommended 60 grams carbs per meal and 30 per snack for 3 months beforehand. After the appointment I reduced my diet to 25-30 grams…Continue

Need advice on Levemir (and anything else I mention here ;))

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Hi all!I have read, and read, and read some more and now I think I have TOO MUCH info in my head. Basically what I need at this point is to make sure that I'm thinking about all of this straight...Background info: I've been fighting with burnout for…Continue

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Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

Posted by Tamra on October 23, 2014 at 7:26pm 2 Comments

This is purely my own experience and opinion.

There are arguments out there that claim taking vitamin and mineral supplements does nothing to help improve health. That they are a waste of money, and in some cases can be harmful. Some state…

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Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.

Posted by Dan P on October 23, 2014 at 5:30pm 6 Comments

So, today was my 6 month endo appt. No big deal, right? Well today while talking to her, I was overwhelmed by so many emotions. Pride. Joy. Luck. Amazement. And guilt. Why guilt? Ill get to that.

I dont really blog much, but wanted to…

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Achy Breaky Chest

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 23, 2014 at 3:00pm 3 Comments

Achy Breaky Chest

Well it’s over. I mean it’s not completely over, but most of the way. The hard part at least is done; I am…

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My gallbladder related stuff is unfortunately not over

Posted by Sensorium139 on October 22, 2014 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

I thought it'd all be over when I got it removed and the stones removed from my bile ducts/stents put in

Unfortunately , I still have a biliary stricture, meaning my biliary ducts are narrowed. I had my 3rd ERCP today with HIGH HOPES that…

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A corner of my desk

Posted by Olivia on October 21, 2014 at 11:32pm 3 Comments

People say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. It's probably actually a person's desk.…

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A bit to do about nothing

Posted by twiddlemthumbs on October 21, 2014 at 10:30pm 1 Comment

My blood sugars are high again 22.5 along way a way from the 7 and below I need since being prescribed metformin my sugars have been high not really helping the situation by noshing cadburys giant buttons Jimbobs back is healing had a severe…

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