What is LADA? (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults)

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a type of diabetes that is often misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes. Also referred to as “type 1.5”, it’s actually a form of type 1 diabetes that develops very gradually. Let’s take a closer look at this […]

Stigma and the Stories We Share

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza Matthew Garza joined the diaTribe Foundation in 2020 after graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Garza is the Managing Editor of diaTribe Learn. One of the most powerful ways to change a person’s mind is to have a […]

Food, Culture and Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team During September Summits, Beyond Type 1 sat down with a panel of experts and community members to discuss food, culture, and diabetes. This panel provided insight into both the type 1 and type 2 communities, including navigating stereotypes related […]

LADA – Debunking a Common Type 2 Diabetes Misdiagnosis

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Kara Miecznikowski and Divya Gopisetty What is LADA? How is it diagnosed and treated? Read on to learn more and hear from people living with LADA Just like type 1 diabetes, LADA is a form of autoimmune diabetes. This means that the body’s own immune system […]

Diabetes Cheatsheet for Family and Friends

This content originally appeared on Blood Sugar Trampoline. Republished with permission. Do you struggle to explain your type 1 diabetes to your friends and family? Or maybe you are just tired of explaining it again and again, and again? Here is a quick rundown of some of the basics that you can share with your […]