Newly diagnosed...type 1.5

By Icaruscanfly Latest Reply 2013-11-21 06:37:20 -0600
Started 2013-11-17 18:26:45 -0600

I was misdiagnosed with type 2 and put on metformin, it worked for a bit then it stopped so the dose was upped and it didnt make a difference at all! Friday my Dr got mylatest blood work and said i am type 1.5, or LADA. I started taking glimipiride and was wondering if anyone knows how long until i will see my bs drop. It was in the 300's this morning but 185 before dinner. I just want to feel better and would love to know when i can expect to.


4 replies

LadyLouAnn 2013-11-18 19:19:41 -0600 Report

I don't understand why they don't test for GAD right away at diagnosis, instead of wasting time and having people go longer with uncontrolled diabetes taking a toll on their health?

xraydebi 2013-11-18 18:24:22 -0600 Report

It took about 1.5 weeks for my numbers to drop after I was put on glimipride along with metformin. Many years later I am also on Insulin.

Icaruscanfly 2013-11-21 06:37:20 -0600 Report

thanks! This is the info i was hoping for, it has been 5 days on max doses of both and bs hasnt moved…my diet is pretty good. I was getting discouraged thinking the oral meds were not going to buy me anytime. Ill wait out the rest of the week. Thanks for the info!