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LADA and MODY

Two years ago, I was diagnosed with LADA with a high blood sugar and ketones. After four months, I was able to discontinue insulin. My A1c has remained normal. What could be going on? If done now, would islet cell antibody tests still be accurate?

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Initially diagnosed with pre-diabetes, my daughter had one elevated reading daily and was re-diagnosed with type 1 and started on insulin. Is she type 1? Is insulin the correct course of action?

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As a teen, my late husband was on insulin, then off it after the removal of a tumor from his adrenal gland. At 24, he was told he had type 2. Five years later, he had complications and died at 35 from them. Could he have had an aggressive form of MODY? I am worried about my son, who has tested positive for MODY-3. Are there any ongoing studies about MODY?

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We have twice decreased my son’s insulin since diagnosis about a year ago. The nurse suspects he has MODY. How can we determine this?

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Diagnosed with type 1 in the summer of 2003, my daughter was later said to have intermittent hyperglycemia. We are awaiting of the results of GAD testing for MODY 3. Should she have a GTT? Could she have hypoglycemia?

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Since I had low C-Peptide and insulin levels, I was diagnosed with type 1, but I was GAD antibody negative. With a strong genetic factor, could I have MODY?

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My daughter has been drinking a lot and wetting her bed. Blood tests at the doctor were normal, but he recommended an endocrinologist and home monitoring. With some high readings, could she have MODY?

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What is the difference between MODY and type 1? What are the chances someone with MODY can take pills instead of insulin?

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My daughter had a high insulin level during her GTT so the doctor thinks she may be insulin resistant. Is this possible even if she is not overweight? Could she still develop type 2 or PCOS after puberty? Or, could it still be a MODY diabetes? What should we do?

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At the end of September, I was diagnosed with type 2. But, I am not obese and have been having very high blood sugars and other symptoms of type 1. Should I be on insulin? Could I have MODY?

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