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LADA, Hypothyroidsm and Weight Loss

Greetings all. I am new to I have been diagnosed type 1 diabetic since 12-4-1981. I have always been extremely insulin resi…

Started by Faby

6 Jan 2, 2011
Reply by Faby

Going Lowish - no reason!

Okay, this is disturbing...   I woke up this morning with a 4.3 mmol (77.4 ml/dl) when I usually wake up with a 6.0 (108 ml/dl) I ate my us…

Started by Jason Sandeman

29 Dec 25, 2010
Reply by Emily

So frustrated with BG levels

I'm LADA, insulin dependent on a pump. I've been on the pump for almost a year now and things were going really well with my BG numbers. Ov…

Started by YukonC

9 Dec 24, 2010
Reply by Paul Underwood

Need help/suggestions for turning things around

I was dxd 4 yrs ago T2, then about 2 yrs ago with LADA.  I have been on insulin for two years, the last 15 months or so on omnipod.   Here'…

Started by Rebecca

8 Dec 10, 2010
Reply by Natalie ._c-

I just had my worst scare.

Maybe I should introduce myself. My name is Tom and I am an Israeli tour guide. I've been on insulin since I was in my 30s (I'm 56 as of tw…

Started by TB tour guide

12 Dec 6, 2010
Reply by Natalie ._c-

Safeway Pharmacy magazine article on Type 1.5

The Safeway Pharmacy's magazine called "Managing Diabetes" published a great article on Type 1.5. It's authored by a doctor and diabetes ed…

Started by Kelly

20 Dec 5, 2010
Reply by nel

How long did your honeymoon last?

I am wondering if there are people with LADA who are still producing insulin years after their diagnosis.I am three years in with almost no…

Started by Libby

5 Nov 25, 2010
Reply by Hope

Menstrual cycle and Blood Glucose

Hi All, I was mis-diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes a year ago, and finally typed and re-classified with LADA a few months ago. I am on Humalo…

Started by anna

19 Nov 17, 2010
Reply by caprifoglio

Interesting Clinical trial I want to try, but I am not sure if it is a good Idea. New Member here

I want you guys to check out something I have been looking into for a while.  I hope it will help with LADA, Type 1 which I have.  When I p…

Started by elijah100

6 Nov 16, 2010
Reply by Tom T

Higher education tied to rare form of diabetes?

Have you seen this article?   "People who attend college may be at greater risk of d…

Started by Jennifer B.

7 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Melitta




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