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
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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"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,…"
"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…"
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
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