LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (305)

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LADA after ketoacidosis crisis

Greetings from the UK. I was diagnosed with type 1 eight months ago at age 48, after the typical two months' rapid onset - thirst, hunger,…

Started by Philip

2 Jul 8
Reply by meee

anyone get gene testing? I have the T risk allele (CT) for TCF7L2 lots of associated problems with the T allele, but my CT is a little better than TT,

Started by v/prediabetic

5 Jun 13
Reply by v/prediabetic

Life with Type 1.5/LADA: How it all started

Close to 10% of patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are actually living with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA or Type 1.5): i…

Started by Sweeter Cherise

115 Jun 9
Reply by janetiscute

Blood sugar spiking after meals, fasting numbers slowly creeping up. What do you think?

A quick update. I'm still running and doing strength training. My fasting numbers are still averaging in the 105-116 range. I've been getti…

Started by jenny1025

10 May 27
Reply by JustLookin

a cure?

Ok anybody tried bitter melon? It supposedly has insulin-like properties...anybody know anything about long-term use? So far it works for h…

Started by Bunny

3 May 11
Reply by Mike Ratrie

Insulin and Warfarin

I'm wondering if there is anyone else here is who is on insulin who is also on warfarin? I am getting so sick of my inr going down which ha…

Started by meee

10 May 10
Reply by meee

High GAD

Hi. What does it mean if my hubby has GAD over 250 but negative for ICA and Low-end C-peptide? He is currently on Metformin , Acarbos,very…

Started by Bunny

4 May 4
Reply by Marypat

Lada in waiting

Hi! Anyone feel like helping me think? I was diagnosed with Type 1 during TrialNet, but my A1c is 4.7 and I only have high BG during the OG…

Started by katy

27 Apr 19
Reply by krisa

When to make a fuss?

I don't know if I have LADA or something else diabetes. I had reactive hypoglycemia for years growing up (actually diagnosed when I was in…

Started by CQJ

80 Apr 18
Reply by Lilli D

Not sure. Mody or LADA?

Hi all, New user here and first time poster. Anyway, I've been diagnosed as a Type 2 for a little over a year now. I do not fit your typica…

Started by Augustus27

71 Apr 11
Reply by meee




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