Well it's official, I've finally managed to get my diabetes counselor to get me tested for GAD and C-peptide.. and guess what?? I'm not a thin type 2, I am definitely a LADA! My C-peptide came back <0.5 and get this.. the GAD test came back >30.0.

They're now talking to me about going onto the pump.. any advise on that would be much appreciated. So all this time while I've been telling the doctor that I have LADA, I was right.. she is now going to have to admit defeat.. lol.

Nearly finished my A.S in Medical Assisting, just one more quarter to go... I'm so pleased that I chose to pursue this for a career.. perhaps now my doctor will listen to me a bit more because I do know what I'm talking about, even if she thinks I don't!

Denise. xx

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Comment by Frances on September 30, 2011 at 7:56am
Don't tell anyone this, but I'm convinced that there IS no such thing as a "thin type 2." I think we're eventually going to find that everybody who we thought was "thin-type-2" has slow-moving LADA.
Comment by Denise Suzanne Grant on October 20, 2011 at 10:17am
You know I think you're right Frances.

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