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LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length

Started this discussion. Last reply by MKSSS Apr 8, 2012. 12 Replies

Hello. I would love to share my story and hear any advice you guys are willing to pass along. In October 2010 while pregnant with my first child I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. This came…Continue

 

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MKSSS replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"Welcome! Me telling you my story would be to ditto everything you just said, except that my GD was diagnosed during my last pregnancy, and my LADA was caught two years after I gave birth to my daughter. I commend your OB for administering a glucose…"
Apr 8, 2012
stevek replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"Jenny, Welcome to the LADA family. I was originally diagnosed type 2 because of my age and was able to control my bg's very well for a couple of months. Then everything started to fall apart. Went on oral meds, same pattern. Finally had Gad…"
Mar 26, 2012
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Mar 24, 2012
BadMoonT2 replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"LiL MaMa also posted extensively in the Bernstein Group when she was trying to figure out what was going on, reading her posts there may be helpful too."
Mar 22, 2012
Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman replied to marty1492's discussion 'Insulin for the Honeymoon? Or not? What worked for you?'
"Hi Marty! I saw that you posted in my other thread and wanted to let you know that I having an appointment with a new Endo tomorrow and will let you know what advise he gives me about insulin use this early on. I am hoping insulin won't be…"
Mar 22, 2012
BadMoonT2 replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"If you want to look through LiL MaMa's posts just type in LiL MaMa in the forum search box. Her experience may help you figure out a path forward."
Mar 22, 2012
marty1492 replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"Hi Jenny, Sounds like my current situation is similar to yours. Recently diagnosed LADA/Type 1. GAD positive. I have good fasting and other bg numbers if I stay very low carb. Insulin now or not? I don't know, either. I'll post a separate…"
Mar 22, 2012
smileandnod replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"Hi Jenny, I'm glad to hear that you're doing so well on diet and exercise alone. My story has some similarities to yours, except that my Type 1 developed rapidly. You're doing the right thing by testing frequently and eating foods…"
Mar 22, 2012
Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"I actually am not minding the low carb at the moment. I am in the midst of reading Dr. Bernstein's Diabetic Solutions book and while I do not think I can be as strict as he wants a person to me, I have made some huge alterations. I am eating…"
Mar 21, 2012
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"WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our…"
Mar 21, 2012
Melitta replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"Hi Jenny: I wrote a blog about autoimmune gestational diabetes that might be useful for you. I agree with Zoe, you definitely have caught this early (which is great), but you definitely have Type 1 autoimmune diabetes (GAD positive). One TuD member,…"
Mar 21, 2012
Zoe replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"Wait a bit, Jenny and the replies will drift in! Meanwhile you might want to read Melitta's blogs about LADA and check into the LADA group. Yes, it does sound like you caught it early. The belief is that insulin use early can prevent beta cell…"
Mar 21, 2012
catlover left a comment for Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman
"Hi Jenny- Welcome to TuD. We have a Group for LADA people and our founder,Manny is a LADA. We hope you like it here."
Mar 21, 2012
Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman replied to Jenny Hollingsworth Kathman's discussion 'LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length'
"No info from anyone?"
Mar 21, 2012
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LADA Newbie- Advice Needed- I apologize for the length

Hello. I would love to share my story and hear any advice you guys are willing to pass along. In October 2010 while pregnant with my first child I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. This came as a big surprise to me as no one in my family has diabetes so it just wasn't even on my radar. I made it through the pregnancy fine on diet and exercise alone and gave birth to a 7 pound 8 ounce little girl. She was born a day before my birthday so on my birthday I celebrated by eating a big piece…See More
Mar 20, 2012

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At 1:09pm on March 21, 2012, Linda G said…

At 1:02pm on March 21, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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At 12:03pm on March 21, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Jenny- Welcome to TuD. We have a Group for LADA people and our founder,Manny is a LADA. We hope you like it here.

At 2:33pm on March 20, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 2:23pm on March 20, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

 
 
 

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