LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (301)

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Type 2 or LADA?

Is it possible to have 'insulin resistance' as a LADA? I was originally diagnosed as 'pre-diabetic' with insulin resistance when my fasting…

Started by jesikabeth

14 Aug 3
Reply by jesikabeth


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

19 Jul 30
Reply by krisa

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 Jul 25
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

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