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Re: [IP] Type 1.5 or LADA

>How old were you when you were diagnosed type 1?
>28.  That was 37 years ago, when what is now called types 1 and 2 
>were thought to be strictly age-related, and they said I fell in the 
>crack.  I was stabilized on insulin, and when they tried the pills 
>later they didn't work.  Now I'm pretty sure it was LADA.  Diagnosis 
>was via glucose tolerance test--they said I came in (fasting) at 
>200, jumped to 400 on the challenge and then just sat there.
>Did you have a "Honeymoon phase" and how long did it last?
>Probably--at least I didn't need much insulin to start with, and 
>survived a month on the pills  That was before clucometers, and the 
>determination that the pills didn't work was made via lab tests of 
>blood sugar.

Sue Ann Bowling, North Pole, AK
Dx 1969 at age 28, insulin from start, C-peptide undetectable (Probably type 1)
Blue MM 512 to 515, "Symbi," since Jan 2004
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