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LADA and MODY

I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, then type 1/LADA due to the number of positive GAD antibodies I had. Can you explain about the GAD antibody test? How many type 2s really are LADA?

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Our 39 year old son was diagnosed with type 1 about a year ago. He takes insulin and has high and low blood sugars. His doctor has put him on Glucophage, too. Isn’t this for people with type 2? Will it harm him? What about the issue of lactic acid build-up?

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An endocrinologist diagnosed my daughter as pre-diabetic for type 1 or MODY as a result of antibody testing. What do you think she could have?

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Is it possible for it someone’s blood sugar to spike really high then be normal two hours after eating? With MODY, will there always have a high blood sugar after eating or is this something that will not occur all the time?

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I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes one year ago. I already exercised three to four times a week doing cardiovascular and weights, so the only thing I really changed was my diet. I developed high cholesterol, too, and my doctor wants me on medication for high blood pressure. How could I have gone from no medications a year ago to needing several?

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My daughter has MODY and takes metformin HCL. Can she become type 1?

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After three years of testing, my son was finally diagnosed with MODY2. How do I explain this to others, especially other medical personnel with whom we interact?

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My younger son has had elevated random and fasting blood sugars, while my older son has had elevated random blood sugars. What are the odds both have diabetes? Could they have MODY? My husband was diagnosed with type 1 as an infant.

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Is there a relationship between chicken pox and type 1 diabetes?

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Three years ago, I was diagnosed with MODY. After a month, I was able to stop taking insulin. Is it possible I’m still in my honeymoon?

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