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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…

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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…

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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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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

16 1 hour ago
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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

5 Feb 11
Reply by Marie B

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
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Has anyone had positive experience with yucca?

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Started by lh378

6 Jan 12
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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 krisa

45 Jan 11
Reply by pancreaswanted

Starting Lantus/Mid-morning Lows...

Hello, I've been following the forum for a while, but don't post because I haven't felt I could contribute much. I'm not sure that's change…

Started by Dazed&Confuzed

5 Jan 11
Reply by vpg

Suffering from LADA on 45-15-20 units of insulin at 36 year

Hi Guys, I am suffering from LADA from from last 5 years. Now on insulin from last 3 years. I feel i am on too much insulin I take Humins…

Started by Atul

5 Jan 11
Reply by vpg

Woohoo, finally got on insulin

I haven't been posting much lately, mostly due to being busy. I was also really discouraged. For the last year I had another one of those d…

Started by Whirlygig

17 Jan 5
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