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Confused About What Type I am

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elikat Sep 16, 2011. 8 Replies

Hello All,I received my diagnosis from my GP on August 9th. My fasting BG was 317 and my A1c was 13.9. I was put on 20 units of Lantus per day. I followed up with an Endocrinologist on August 31st.…Continue

Confused About What Type I am

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elikat Oct 13, 2011. 10 Replies

Hello All,I received my diagnosis from my GP on August 9th. My fasting BG was 317 and my A1c was 13.9. I was put on 20 units of Lantus per day. I followed up with an Endocrinologist on August 31st.…Continue

Newbie with Spouse Support Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Theresa Sep 14, 2011. 11 Replies

Hello All,I am new to the family, and while of course I am not excited about the reason I am a part of the family, I am excited about all of the support and friendship that seems to define…Continue

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Elikat replied to Elikat's discussion 'Confused About What Type I am'
"First, thanks to all of you for sharing your experiences, thoughts and suggestions! I had a follow up visit with my Endo yesterday and he reclassified me as Type I based on my test results and how I have responded to the 20 units of Lantus. My bg…"
Oct 13, 2011
russell.stamets replied to Elikat's discussion 'Confused About What Type I am'
"Elikat, if you still have confusion, then you have a balanced picture. It is a credit to this online community that such an informative, civil discussion can take place, and differing opinions can be offered. I think we can definitely defer to…"
Oct 13, 2011
Brian (bsc) replied to Elikat's discussion 'Confused About What Type I am'
"You have gotten good advice. I was diagnosed as a T2 in 2005. Weight loss, diet and eventually up to triple medications were tried. I found a very low carb diet was able to control my mealtime blood sugar swings, but my fasting blood sugars were…"
Oct 13, 2011
Lila replied to Elikat's discussion 'Confused About What Type I am'
"Why is the use of insulin troubling? If you need it, you need it. If I was diagnosed with myopia, I'd go get a pair of spectacles or contact lenses. Eating more carrots isn't going to help."
Oct 13, 2011
Gerri replied to Elikat's discussion 'Confused About What Type I am'
"Agree with Melitta. She's our LADA expert. Am heartened to hear how many of you sought your own answers. C-peptide does indicate T1. For insurance purposes, an appropriate diagnosis is important. Are you using both basal & bolus insulin?"
Oct 13, 2011
Melitta replied to Elikat's discussion 'Confused About What Type I am'
"Hi Elikat: You have all the classic symptoms of a person with adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (you wouldn't be described as LADA because there was nothing "latent" about the onset). The GAD antibody test isn't enough; testing for the…"
Oct 12, 2011

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
Education; Support
Date diagnosed
August 9, 2011
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
2/28/14 6.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise

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At 10:56am on July 4, 2014, Linda G said…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELIKAT!!
...and HAPPY 4TH!!
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At 1:01am on July 4, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

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

At 5:19pm on July 4, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Elikat Happy Birthday !!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 11:07am on July 4, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES ELIKAT!!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 every day!
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At 12:49am on July 4, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy, Happy Birthday, Elikat. I wish for you a most wonderful day and many,many more. ENJOY!!!

At 11:07am on July 4, 2012, Linda G said…

Thanks for the reply Elikat. I'm Canadian....but thanks for the good wishes nonetheless ;)
Close though....Canada Day was celebrated on the first of July!!!
linda

At 9:35am on July 4, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Elikat...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 9:34am on July 4, 2012, Linda G said…

At 6:32am on July 4, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Elikat!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 4:53am on July 4, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Elikat. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

 
 
 

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