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family history with LADA?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Jan 13, 2013. 16 Replies

Hi all. I am curious if any of you have a family history with LADA. It seems that my grandmother also got Type 1 diabetes in her 40's as well as my sister. (My sister and I both tested positive for…Continue

misdiagnosis with dangerous side effects

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerri Aug 20, 2012. 6 Replies

Hi. I am Barbara, a 57 year old woman who was misdiagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 15 years ago. I was extremely tired and had a cottony mouth all the time (no thirst) Well some routine blood work…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Barbara
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES BARBARA!! (You haven't been commenting in a…"
Apr 7
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Barbara
"Barbara, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday."
Apr 7
Linda G left a comment for Barbara
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY is only the beginning Barbara!! Wishing you all that is good in life and top it with more happiness and endless love. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why…"
Apr 7, 2013
Holger Schmeken replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"T1 is one manifestation of an autoimmune condition. To me it is the condition that is spread in your familiy not T1 itself. By looking closely at your family tree you will find all sorts of rare autoimmune problems: thyroid, skin problems and so…"
Jan 13, 2013
hfw replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"There seems to have been some diabetes in my maternal grandfather's family. I remember hearing about it when I was a child. Don't know whether t1 or t2. My mom had recurring hypoglycemia that became frequent--at least one or two episodes…"
Jan 11, 2013
beechbeard replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"My father was diagnosed at 26. I was diagnosed at 21. My youngest brother at 24. Another brother was diagnosed at 12. None of my 5 sisters have shown symptoms."
Oct 23, 2012
Mohanned replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"Yep got ma LADA at 19,my old man got at 19 too same presentation.both of us tested positive but for some reason me and him are boarder line positive.the weird thing is his numbers are close to mines and haven't progressed fast and his 30years…"
Oct 23, 2012
Barbara replied to Lady Moon Rise's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein Review'
"Maria, I too am fond of dark chocolate and would be curious how you handle this rather high fat item. Have you figured out how to dose for this lovely substance? Thanks."
Sep 20, 2012
JohnG replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"Even Identical twins have diffrent issues when they are confronted with diabetes...."
Sep 15, 2012
meee replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"we can still give each other support even without having a similar history :)"
Sep 15, 2012
Barbara replied to Dee's discussion 'Anyone test basals all in one go?'
"I have another question about basal testing, which I have also done in increments as fasting all day is almost sure to bring me into a low because... When my blood sugar is close to normal, let's say 80 my basal at .45/hour will bring me…"
Sep 14, 2012
Barbara replied to Lady Moon Rise's discussion 'Dr. Bernstein Review'
"Wow. What a great discussion. It is interesting to hear the wide variety of responses. A while back my doctor told me to eat whatever I wanted and he'd help me match my insulin to the food. Well my Hba1c skyrocketed, I felt awful and decided…"
Sep 14, 2012
Barbara replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"Hello all. Thanks for responding. I guess what I see is that everyone's LADA history is different. Surprise! Unconsciously, I guess I keep looking for someone whose diabetes will look the same as mine and then we can share all of our successes…"
Sep 14, 2012
meee replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"I have no family history of diabetes of any kind that I know of although my brother may be a possible type 2 in the making, we aren't sure. My paternal grandfather had autoimmune thyroid disease. There could be family members that did have D…"
Sep 14, 2012
English lady replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"My Grandfather was diagnosed in 1929 at the age of 33. He was a British Army officer just back from a posting in Uganda. He was put onto insulin and survived 25 years, not bad considering the lack of knowledge about diabetes in those days. I reckon…"
Sep 13, 2012
JustLookin replied to Barbara's discussion 'family history with LADA?'
"As far as I know I am the only person on both my mother's and father's side. I have 4 sisters and 1 brother and so far they are ok - though I don't know if they are specifically testing. My identical twin sister had a bit higher than…"
Aug 21, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
learn from others, contribute to discussions
Date diagnosed
June 12, 1997
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic revel
Tell us more about you (optional)
I am a person with late onset Type 1 diabetes that seems inherited from the female side of my family. I love gardening, walking and teaching ESL. I am continually trying to adjust to and live more gracefully with this disease.

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At 4:00am on April 7, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES BARBARA!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 3:56am on April 7, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Barbara, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 6:47am on April 7, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY is only the beginning Barbara!!
Wishing you all that is good in life and top it
with more happiness and endless love. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 8:49am on August 17, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Barbara- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 7:18pm on August 16, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Barbara....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 4:59pm on August 16, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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