LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (293)

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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…

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…

Started by Diabetes News and InterestLatest Reply

LADA is addressed in an ADA position statement on patient-centered approach to managing Type 2 Diabetes

A new ADA position paper on managing Type 2 diabetes advises considering the possibility of LADA in lean "Type 2" patients. Progress! While…

Started by MelittaLatest Reply

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Prediabetes

I've been diagnosed with prediabetes LADA type. My doctor told me I have 80% possibilities to end up being insulin-dependent. My question…

Started by PLAZAPU

18 1 hour ago
Reply by Zoe

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

15 on Friday
Reply by Brian (bsc)

LADA after ketoacidosis crisis

Greetings from the UK. I was diagnosed with type 1 eight months ago at age 48, after the typical two months' rapid onset - thirst, hunger,…

Started by Philip

2 Jul 8
Reply by meee

Self Diagnosing LADA?

I was diagnosed as a type 1 last year at 32 years old after having the swine flu with an AIC over 10 and test showing GAD antibodies with a…

Started by MattE

13 Jun 27
Reply by JohnG

Can Antibodies tests be initially negative and months/years later be positive for LADA?

Can the antibody tests to diagnose LADA/Type 1.5 be initially negative and months or years later be re-run and come back positive? I know t…

Started by Kate

12 Jun 17
Reply by Kate

anyone get gene testing? I have the T risk allele (CT) for TCF7L2

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22109281 lots of associated problems with the T allele, but my CT is a little better than TT,

Started by v/prediabetic

5 Jun 13
Reply by v/prediabetic

Life with Type 1.5/LADA: How it all started

Close to 10% of patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are actually living with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA or Type 1.5): i…

Started by Sweeter Cherise

115 Jun 9
Reply by janetiscute

Blood sugar spiking after meals, fasting numbers slowly creeping up. What do you think?

A quick update. I'm still running and doing strength training. My fasting numbers are still averaging in the 105-116 range. I've been getti…

Started by jenny1025

10 May 27
Reply by JustLookin

a cure?

Ok anybody tried bitter melon? It supposedly has insulin-like properties...anybody know anything about long-term use? So far it works for h…

Started by Bunny

3 May 11
Reply by Mike Ratrie

Insulin and Warfarin

I'm wondering if there is anyone else here is who is on insulin who is also on warfarin? I am getting so sick of my inr going down which ha…

Started by meee

10 May 10
Reply by meee

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