Laura Anne Kilpatrick
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  • Farmington, AR
  • United States
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Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to LADA_FEAR's discussion 'Can you have MODY without a strong family history/Genetic Counseling' in the group Monogenic Diabetes (aka MODY)
"You can contact Kovler Diabetes Center they do MODY testing for free if they believe that you fit the criteria for MODY which it sounds like you do."
Jul 25, 2013
Britt_J and Laura Anne Kilpatrick are now friends
Jun 27, 2013
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to guitarnut's discussion 'Not Surprised'
"If your insurance does not cover the MODY testing you can go through Kovler Diabetes Center Universoty of Chicago -- they are a research facility and do MODY testing for free. I am suspected of having MODY haven't identified the type yet. I did…"
Jun 27, 2013
Laura Anne Kilpatrick liked guitarnut's discussion Not Surprised
Jun 27, 2013
Laura Anne Kilpatrick joined Phishery's group

Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group

This is a group for anyone that is using Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution in full or in part (using a very low carb diet of around 30g/day) to manage their diabetes.
Jan 17, 2013
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Yvonne's discussion 'Blood pressure medications--Losartan, for one' in the group Type 2
"I really don't know why Doctors have gotten into the "take a prescription for preventative" pharmaceuticals are for treatment. If you don't want to take it he can't force you!!!!"
Aug 16, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Mia's discussion 'Trying to take charge of my life again...' in the group VICTOZA
"If the Victoza makes you sick at a higher dose ask for another medication. Staying high is very dangerous for your long term health. It is very frustrating I have had diabetes for 25 years. But please know that 116 is not low. You don't need to…"
Aug 16, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to ChristineJ's discussion 'Saying Hello!' in the group Monogenic Diabetes (aka MODY)
"Hi Christine :) happy to see you here !!!"
Jul 9, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Chris's discussion 'Highs, how can you tell.' in the group Type 2
"The AACE (The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists) guidelines are: A1C <6.5, Fasting <99, Post Prandial @ 1 hr. <140, Post Prandial @ 2 hr. < 120."
Jul 9, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Chris's discussion 'Highs, how can you tell.' in the group Type 2
"Other than testing with your meter or using a CGM (continuous glucose monitor) it is hard to tell. An hour after eating should be at 140 and 2 hours at 120. Unless you go much higher you won't know. Sometimes a person will feel tired or sleepy…"
Jul 2, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Chris's discussion 'Highs, how can you tell.' in the group Type 2
"You test with your meter !!!!!!"
Jul 1, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick joined Natalie ._c-'s group

Type 2

A place to discuss EVERYTHING related to Type 2 -- diet, exercise, meds, insulin, complications, emotional stress, family relationships, diabetes police -- everything!See More
Jun 28, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick liked sparklyredshoes's discussion Hello
Jun 15, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Elizamew's discussion 'How to deal with side effects? is it worth it?' in the group VICTOZA
"I know a lot of people that could not tolerate the Victoza excessive vomiting. I was on Byetta and could not tolerate it. But can Victoza. I do get an upset stomach every once in awhile, but not often."
May 3, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to spirit7's discussion 'Medications that work for MODY' in the group Monogenic Diabetes (aka MODY)
"Here is a link you might be interested in:"
May 3, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Azurah's discussion 'feel like I might have MODY' in the group Monogenic Diabetes (aka MODY)
"All types of diabetes can have insulin resistance -- although usually with type 1 and type 1.5 it develops later--mainly due to the synthetic insulin used now. The only way to eliminate or confirm LADA (type 1.5) is to have the antibody testing…"
May 3, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
education and support
Date diagnosed
September 1, 1987
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise
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At 10:07pm on February 29, 2012, Robyn said…

Hello and Welcome!

At 7:07pm on February 28, 2012, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Laura Anne!

At 5:48pm on February 28, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home!
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.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:32am on February 28, 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.

At 10:21am on February 28, 2012, shoshana27 said…


At 9:22am on February 28, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 9:08am on February 28, 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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