LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (322)

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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 Melitta

78 Jan 4
Reply by Melitta

Started insulin, please comment the regime I've been prescribed...

Hello, first of all, thank you all who helped me through my panicky times. So I had my endo appointment on 1st and my new a1c is 6,6% (as…

Started by krisa

36 Dec 27, 2014
Reply by krisa

Sticky eyes

Hi, For last few days, I have observed that my eyes feel sticky in the night. Last night it was around 2 am. I checked the blood sugar and…

Started by rahul_boston

6 Nov 20, 2014
Reply by rahul_boston

Quick Update

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 carb…

Started by bjm2363

62 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by bjm2363

Insulin

Hi all, for those of you following my story, I am likely early LADA, ant GAD antibodies but I am 15 weeks pregnant and that pushes me into…

Started by Catvet

14 Oct 28, 2014
Reply by Dave

Insulin

So, very much in the learning curve here. Still only on Levimir once a day. Last night very good 2 h pp (dinner) 120. Did my 5 u, Levimir.…

Started by Catvet

6 Oct 27, 2014
Reply by Shadow

Anti GAD antibodies

Hi all, I had gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy (daughter is almost 2) and was on insulin despite following Bernstein's diet a…

Started by Catvet

23 Oct 24, 2014
Reply by Melitta

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

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…

Started by Chris W

8 Oct 24, 2014
Reply by Tim

Bedtime bgl

Need some help! My bgl is 96 as I'm getting ready for bed. The lowest I have been bf bed. Do I need to bring it up? Worried I may drop to l…

Started by KMB

8 Oct 22, 2014
Reply by JustLookin

LADA

I have a difficult question and a complicated history. Since I am a post renal transplant patient, I take a cocktail of immunosuppressive m…

Started by Fun Mom

1 Oct 19, 2014
Reply by meee

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