LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (305)

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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

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




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