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Are my number too high already? When to start insulin?

I think I haven't opened my own thread here yet, although I find you people here most helpful (compared to other forums), by far. I've been…

Started by krisaLatest Reply

Doctors/medical community don't care that Type 1s are misdiagnosed

For 18 years, I have tried to change the mindset that Type 1 diabetes is a childhood disease, and to get people with adult-onset Type 1 dia…

Started by MelittaLatest Reply

Submit YOUR "Faces of LADA"

Next week, October 15-22, is LADA Awareness Week To help increase understanding and reduce misdiagnosis of latent autoimmune diabetes in ad…

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Anyone else on basal/bolus insulin PLUS Metformin?

While I have to say my numbers are looking much better since I started bolusing for mealtimes, when I do need a correction this regimen doe…

Started by CatLady06

4 on Saturday
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New LADA, question about treatment if BG is well controlled

Hi - please forgive me if I am posting in the incorrect place. A quick re-cap - 46 yo female, diagnosed 10 months ago with A1C of 10.7, BG…

Started by Marty50

16 on Thursday
Reply by Swimmer

Humalog slow to work

My fast acting insulin takes a long time to work. I inject in my abdomen, but my reading always spike It doesn't seem to work until 4-5 hou…

Started by Maggie

17 on Wednesday
Reply by Lilli

What does it all mean?

For one an a half year ago I was diagnosed with diabetes type 2, which was odd because I was not overweight and I was already doing lot of…

Started by Carro

14 Mar 13
Reply by Pat

Any type 1/LADA folks with out of proportion basal/bolus?

I was diagnosed type 1 (LADA) this past September at 40 years old. I have read that typically your total daily dose of insulin is divided r…

Started by Elena

14 Mar 12
Reply by angivan

Treatment for Early LADA

I visited a new endo yesterday that was suggested by a nurse from a study I contacted. I did some research on him before the visit. He was…

Started by bjm2363

27 Mar 7
Reply by Badlands

Anyone put ON weight before diagnosis?

Hi there, I am newly diagnosed with Type I diabetes at age 41. For the past year or so I have been gaining weight despite running daily an…

Started by ivorytickler2003

7 Feb 9
Reply by krisa

New RELION Home A1c Test

I took some advice and searched for another endo. The one I saw in October told me to follow the Mediterranean diet and come back in April;…

Started by bjm2363

14 Jan 26
Reply by meee

Starting Medication - Possible early LADA

You have all been so helpful when I have posted a discussion before and I just wanted your opinion, please. I know it is not medical advice…

Started by jenny1025

25 Jan 19
Reply by CQJ

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Started by lh378

6 Jan 12
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