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Could I have LADA

Discussion in 'Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes' started by tigger1968, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. tigger1968

    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    I have been testing my bloods with my t1 daughter’s spare meter as I felt really ill after lunch. I have been having high readings ( 6.3 on fasting and rising to 11.3 90 minutes after eating). These readings are progressively getting higher. My hba1c result was only 35 though. Do you think my previous low carb diet and exercise could mask things?
     
  2. Daibell

    Daibell LADA · Master

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    I would suggest you do occasional testing 2 hours after a meal and if you see higher than 9'ish then you are possibly diabetic but LADAs will usually be much higher with poor control without meds and quite often slim due to fat burning.
     
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    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    I’ve been in the 9s 2 hour’s after food. I am 50 years of age and weigh 9 stone.
     
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    Alison Campbell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    How long ago was your last HBA1C?
     
  5. tigger1968

    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    Bg was 12 an hour after lunch today
     
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    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Testing so soon after eating will give a false view of things, wait until at least 2 hours post
     
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  8. tigger1968

    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    9.2 after 2 hours.
     
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    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    6.9
     
  11. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Depends on what was eaten.
     
  12. tigger1968

    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    Roast pork, carrots, sprouts and gravy. No spuds.
     
  13. tigger1968

    tigger1968 Don't have diabetes · Member

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    It wasn’t a big portion either
     
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    I would go to the gp as a non urgent appointment with those readings. You are obviously concerned and though they don't seem too bad to me I'm not a doctor.
     
  15. Daibell

    Daibell LADA · Master

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    Hi again. It sounds like LADA is a possibility so keep measuring your BS 2 hours after a typical meal and discuss the possibility with the GP
     
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