As a LADA (almost three years since my (mis) diagnosis) I have never had DKA or been hospitalized. I don't mean to hijack the thread, but I'd be interested to see if any other LADAs have had DKA, since most people go into DKA when they are diagnosed and our insulin loss is more gradual.
Zoe you gave me the best laugh for the day, thanx. I was a teen and do remember being sick before hospitalization. I remember my mom being concerned about my weight loss but other then that things are a little fuzzy except when I was hospitalized.
I was diagnosed when I was 9, have had type 1 for over 18 years at this point, and other than when I was diagnosed I've never been in DKA or hospitalized for diabetes. Hope I never will be, either. I've certainly had episodes of having moderate or large ketones, especially since starting on the pump (any problem with insulin delivery and I seem to develop them very quickly), but I'm paranoid about ketones so make sure I stay on top of things when it happens.
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