LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum (311)

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Are my number too high already? When to start insulin?

I think I haven't opened my own thread here yet, although I find you people here most helpful (compared to other forums), by far. I've been…

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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…

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Submit YOUR "Faces of LADA"

Next week, October 15-22, is LADA Awareness Week To help increase understanding and reduce misdiagnosis of latent autoimmune diabetes in ad…

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Has anyone been labeled type 1.5 (LADA), but type 2 could still be a possibility?

My endocrinologist has recently labeled by diabetes a type 1.5 (LADA). This was based on my C-Peptide test (0.66 out of range of normal 0.8…

Started by Chris W

4 1 hour ago
Reply by Sam

Quick Update

Just an update since my last visit to NIH in July when I was diagnosed with LADA. My A1c was 5.9 while eating the recommended 60 grams carb…

Started by bjm2363

41 2 hours ago
Reply by GoBeavs

Bedtime bgl

Need some help! My bgl is 96 as I'm getting ready for bed. The lowest I have been bf bed. Do I need to bring it up? Worried I may drop to l…

Started by KMB

8 yesterday
Reply by JustLookin

LADA

I have a difficult question and a complicated history. Since I am a post renal transplant patient, I take a cocktail of immunosuppressive m…

Started by Fun Mom

1 on Sunday
Reply by meee

Started insulin, please comment the regime I've been prescribed...

Hello, first of all, thank you all who helped me through my panicky times. So I had my endo appointment on 1st and my new a1c is 6,6% (as…

Started by krisa

27 Oct 11
Reply by acidrock23

Can you change from Type 2 to Type 1?

I've always wondered if when a person that has Type 2 diabetes ends up going on insulin, no longer producing any of their own,when medicati…

Started by Susan Lopez

81 Oct 9
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Anti GAD antibodies

Hi all, I had gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy (daughter is almost 2) and was on insulin despite following Bernstein's diet a…

Started by Catvet

21 Sep 27
Reply by Pa3305

Sugar cravings.

In the beginning of Sept I went and had my blood work done and it was awesome. All my numbers were great. I started eating better and going…

Started by John11

9 Sep 27
Reply by John11

Self Diagnosing LADA?

I was diagnosed as a type 1 last year at 32 years old after having the swine flu with an AIC over 10 and test showing GAD antibodies with a…

Started by MattE

18 Sep 20
Reply by Brunetta

Can Antibodies tests be initially negative and months/years later be positive for LADA?

Can the antibody tests to diagnose LADA/Type 1.5 be initially negative and months or years later be re-run and come back positive? I know t…

Started by Kate

25 Sep 12
Reply by rahul_boston

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