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I've got a headcold,,,,,,sniff sniff and my numbers are obviously high

Hello everyone, My dear daughter has managed to so kindly share her head cold with everyone in the house. : ) It has been many years since…

Started by Crashette

2 Mar 16
Reply by Terry

Doctors/medical community don't care that Type 1s are misdiagnosed

For 18 years, I have tried to change the mindset that Type 1 diabetes is a childhood disease, and to get people with adult-onset Type 1 dia…

Started by Melitta

48 Mar 12
Reply by dishers

Sitagliptin(Januvia), insulin combination preserved beta-cell function in LADA

Patients diagnosed with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults demonstrated beta-cell preservation when administered sitagliptin and insulin…

Started by TuDiabetes Administration

1 Feb 5
Reply by Lilli D

Antibody question

I have been Insulin dependent for 11 years. Went straight onto insulin when I was diagnosed at age 32. Can anyone tell me whether one is ab…

Started by 4eyes

8 Jan 23
Reply by SS

LADA is addressed in an ADA position statement on patient-centered approach to managing Type 2 Diabetes

A new ADA position paper on managing Type 2 diabetes advises considering the possibility of LADA in lean "Type 2" patients. Progress! While…

Started by Melitta

13 Jan 16
Reply by Jeannene Herber

ICA postive LADA

On 9/19/03 during a screening for antibodies I was found positive for ICA. At that time C-peptide was 1.5(f) (no reference range listed), G…

Started by RunningStrong

13 Jan 14
Reply by Scott A

Bernstein's theories on preserving remaining beta cells indefinitely – truth or myth?

As probably many of you LADAs know, Dr. Bernstein writes in his famous book Dr.Bernsteins diabetes solution about the indefinite preservati…

Started by julez_79

25 Dec 31
Reply by HPNpilot

Some doctors are not very bright

I trained as a scientist over 40 years ago and became a high school science teacher when I wanted to have a family. I do have a very high I…

Started by Hana Rous

44 Dec 31, 2013
Reply by Hana Rous

Dr. Irl Hirsch on the crisis of adult onset Type 1 diabetes

This is an interesting but sad statement: Type 1 Diabetes in Adults: Growing Management Crunch ForecastBy Bruce JancinElsevier Global Medic…

Started by Melitta

26 Dec 9, 2013
Reply by anna

Gastroparesis and basal testing

Does anyone here have experience with gastroparesis and basal testing? Since I never know when my stomach will empty, how can I get an accu…

Started by LASmith2

4 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by Terry




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