LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (310)

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Does your MD differentiate between T1.5 and LADA?

I was reading a handbook (I work in a medical library) and it stated outright that LADA is autoimmune, only, and 1.5 is autoimmune with ins…

Started by Linda Fox

34 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by Linda Fox

counting carbs and frustrated

Hi. I am a fairly new member and I lurk around more than I post. However, I am really frustrated. I was wondering if anyone had some inform…

Started by Patra Philips

18 Aug 11, 2009
Reply by Patra Philips


I saw my endo for the second time and she finally confirmed my diagnosis as Type 1. I asked her if she wasn't using Type 1.5 because it is…

Started by Zoe

39 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth Hitchcock

Type 1.5's .. do you think you have insulin resistance at all?

Just curious. A new article this week says IR in LADAs is equivalent to that in Type 2's. I do think I have quite a bit.

Started by Linda Fox

12 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by Linda Fox

How did you find out you had Type 1.5 or LADA?

Today, through this online community, I discovered that the label, "Type 1.5 diabetes" exists. I also discovered the acronym, LADA (Latent…

Started by Teresa

18 Aug 8, 2009
Reply by Khürt Williams

Early LADA?

Hello, I recently posted this in the pre-diabetes forum but thought I'd get your input: I am a fit 31 yr old with the following numbers:…

Started by drew

8 Aug 6, 2009
Reply by drew

How many of you 1.5's also have autoimmune thyroid disease?

I have had Hashimoto's for 16 years. Do you have thyroid disease, and if so which one?

Started by Linda Fox

24 Jul 30, 2009
Reply by Maureen Nolan

Very scared. How quickly can LADA come on

I'm very scared right now. I posted in the Pre-diabetes forums, but just today I've had a sudden spike in my BG readings. This morning my…

Started by Norma

22 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Norma

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) seeks input from Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

I just received this email from JDRF today (see below). I think it would be really good if we provided input! JDRF is slowly coming around…

Started by Melitta

8 Jul 11, 2009
Reply by Melitta

LADAs - How Much Variation in Numbers?

Hi all I'm relatively new to all this, misdiagnosed Type 2 in 7/07, started insulin in February this year and figured out I was LADA somet…

Started by Zoe

6 Jul 9, 2009
Reply by Zoe




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