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LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (326)

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Looking to Connect with other Type One Diabetics Diagnosed Later in Life

Hi Everyone! I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetics over a year and a half ago at the age of 29. I'm wondering how other people who freely…

Started by Robyn

40 Jan 11, 2010
Reply by Melitta

Did you DKA, get put on insulin but are now on Oral Meds? You are a Ketosis Prone T2

ADA calls this idiopathic T1 diabetes. This is what I have. It's interesting that there is no real forum here for this type because it is e…

Started by Michael Barker

10 Jan 11, 2010
Reply by Michael Barker

Trouble With memory

A while back I was having trouble remembering if I had given myself a shot. I use the Novolog Flexpen and delivering a shot is a very simpl…

Started by Rich Davis

5 Jan 9, 2010
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Scary Scenario - Watch out !!!!! Part 2

Sorry, but I ran out of room, so need to continue here. I was not having a migraine, but a low blood sugar. This happened so quickly. It mu…

Started by Linda Eaton

5 Dec 10, 2009
Reply by Linda Eaton

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




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Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)

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