LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (301)

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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

Stopping Insulin

I decided to see what would happen if I stopped taking insulin for a while. I got concerned by the cancer link, as I am a melanoma survivor…

Started by Libby

18 Jul 7, 2009
Reply by Linda Fox

Type 1.5 question

I'm going to try to keep this supremely simple. I had the c-pep test and antibody tests done last month. My c-pep came back at .4 (normal…

Started by Connie

12 Jul 6, 2009
Reply by Connie

LADA diabetes

Hi, I joined the group several months ago, but have not done a post. I would like to hear from folks who have had Type 1.5 diabetes for mor…

Started by Linda Eaton

16 Jul 5, 2009
Reply by Linda Fox

Pancreas kicking in?

I posted in another thread that I was at the beach and had a dramatic lowering of my blood glucose. People thought it might be the heat, bu…

Started by Zoe

5 Jun 22, 2009
Reply by David

What does "sliding scale" mean?

Hi everyone - I have an appt tomorrow morning to meet with an educator and officially go off oral meds and onto insulin. I could stay on or…

Started by EsMom

6 Jun 15, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko

A Few Questions

Although I was diagnosed approximately 10 years ago there are times I feel like I don't know anything. So, I have a few questions. I would…

Started by Sareln Pupkies

11 Jun 1, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko

Choosing a pump.

Can anyone assist me with advice as to the best pump? What are your experiences? Any info/advice appreciated,

Started by MarkM

3 May 28, 2009
Reply by Patrick O'Donnell

Rapid Acting Insulin Recommendation??

Hello all. Currently, I'm using Lantus for basal insulin each morning, but I'm going to start using rapid insulin as well. Just wondering w…

Started by Anita

10 May 24, 2009
Reply by Joshua V

Insulin Question

I seem to fit in the 1.5 category. I take 18 units of lantis each night. I take a small amount of humalog at each meal. 1 unit per 12grams…

Started by Terry

23 May 20, 2009
Reply by Gerri




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