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Did anyone else get diagnosed with "LADA" ?? (Slow onset type 1 diabetes) some people call it type 1.5 but to me that's just stupid once your pancreas is dead it's dead!!

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11 Answers
Cincinnati, OH
What is LADA

Maryborough, AUS
It's where you pancreas slowly stops working

Milford, CT
Yes. I have just been diagnosed with LADA about three months ago. I am 31 and am still in the honeymoon period.

Maryborough, AUS
I had my honey moon stage when I was pregnant with my first son it lasted a week :/

Virginia Beach, VA
Yes I was diagnosed with it at the age of 39. Thought it was Type 2 at first but after exercising and losing weight (180lbs to 160lbs) my blood sugar was out of control. Never heard of it until then.

Milford, CT
I had gestational diabetes. That's all the doctors thought it was. After my daughter was born I started having symptoms. They tested me for the autoimmune antibodies and it was positive. My a1c was...

Milford, CT
Also a 9.9.

Ledyard, CT
As far as "LADA" is concerned, there are a ton of people misdiagnosed as type 2 & it's pretty sad~!! A lot of Endos are still under the assumption that you're a "type 1 or a type 2"****.

Harlow, GBR
I was diagnosed as type 2 about 14 years ago. Did all of the right things but still bad control. After about a year was told I am type 1.5.

Prescott Valley, AZ
Not myself, as I was dxd T1 at age 2. But a (now) close friend of mine who is 33 has 1.5! She also just had her 3rd daughter yesterday(:

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