LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (322)

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Why is my LADA not getting worse???

I dont get this, people with Lada tell me that their pancreas stopped producing insulin within months after getting their diagnosis. I've h…

Started by Dolores

20 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by Melitta

How high would you go?

Just curious -- for those who have little or no insulin production, how high would you go if you missed an insulin dose and ate your normal…

Started by Kelly

30 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by Kelly

Scary Scenario - Watch out !!!!!!!!!!!

Hi to all of you. I just had a very scary situation happen last week. I made an appointment to have a sports massage as my back was really…

Started by Linda Eaton

0 Nov 9, 2009

GAD Test Results - Help?

So I finally went back to my dr. and had a full panel of antibodies tests. Islet Cell and IA-2 were both negative, but the GAD autoantibodi…

Started by Anita

5 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Melitta

Similarities with LADAs

I'm curious to see what similarities we might have. Before my diagnoses, I always felt low BS when I hadn't eaten, never could skip meals,…

Started by elaine peterson

19 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Zoe

Great description of LADA/Type 1.5/Adult Onset Type 1 Diabetes

Here's a great, simple yet informative description of LADA that I found on the Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association web site. Thanks to…

Started by Melitta

4 Oct 12, 2009
Reply by Melitta

New allergies

Have any of you developed allergies after your LADA diagnosis? I was diagnosed seven years ago and have developed allergies to sulfa drugs…

Started by Janet

6 Oct 1, 2009
Reply by Samantha Jillery Ingram

Constantly high and confused????

So when I was diagnosed about two years ago, I was diagnosed as Type 2, I was placed on metformin along with a number of different meds, bu…

Started by Giovanna

25 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by etta amy

On the "Chop Block" with the Navy because of Diabetes!!!

I've been in proud service to my country for 14+ years now, and I'm unfortunately coming to the end, due to a LADA diabetes diagnosis 3+ ye…

Started by Troy Barolet

16 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Jan

What You Need to Know About Type 1.5 Diabetes

Diabetes News Hound ran an article today about Type 1.5 (LADA) and how the disease differs from the more common Type 1 and Type 2 forms of…

Started by Christopher Frankie

1 Sep 4, 2009
Reply by Melitta




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