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New to diabetes and frustrated

First, THANK YOU for this site! Next, I am leaving for the holiday weekend so if I do not respond to posts right away, it's because I am o…

Started by Lil~Bit

5 on Saturday
Reply by acidrock23

newly diagnosed as LADA just overwhelmed

My new endo just informed me that I'm likely LADA, I tested positive on 1 out of 3 positive anti bodies. This is all very new. Where do I l…

Started by lh378

20 Aug 22
Reply by vpg

rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagno…

Started by Melitta

202 Aug 14
Reply by Randinator

My new Position Paper: The Patient-Centered Approach for the Person with Adult-Onset Type 1 Diabetes

Finally, my position paper is done! Here is the link to my blog. Many thanks to Kris, Michael, Marybeth, and Jen for contributing your stor…

Started by Melitta

8 Aug 4
Reply by Kate

Question about Type 1 vs Type 2

I understand the difference between type 1 and type 2. But I have a question about it. If you are type 2 and your pancreas burns out, are y…

Started by Misty

34 May 20
Reply by DiabetikIvo

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

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

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

Double Diabetes

DOUBLE DIABETES There were no diabetes "types" when I was diagnosed in 1945. All people diagnosed with diabetes were treated with insulin t…

Started by Richard157

24 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Richard157

article on monogenic diabetes (MODY) in Chicago Sun-Times

Below are some excerpts from a Chicago Sun-Times article entitled "Diabetes expert Dr. Louis Philipson stresses importance of accurate diag…

Started by Melitta

2 Sep 15, 2013
Reply by marty1492

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