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Old 11-21-2011, 10:17 PM   #5
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Re: Could I be diabetic?

Just to clarify a misconception: Not all T2 diabetics are overweight. A lot of it is hereditary. A friend of mine who was just diagnosed with pre-diabetes is 5'10", weighs 140 pounds, works out 4-5 days a week, and has been doing so for years. So why is she developing T2?....she has a strong family heredity of T2.

I do agree, Frilly Nettles, that your fasting blood glucose levels especially are indicative of either T2 or, possibly, T1.5; however, the only way to tell is to get tested. If you're positive for antibodies, then it would most likely be T1.5 (T1 is also autoimmune, but would develop more quickly). If you're negative for antibodies, then it would be T2.

Ruth