I have *slightly* improved my hypo unawareness by trying harder to minimize lows. I still don't get any of the symptoms that I used to, but I now feel them a little sooner than I did before. Still hoping for more progress so I don't need to rely on cgm so much. I've become more sensitive to highs though.
When you run low for a while you tend not to feel the low until you are really low. Not a good thing !! You need to let your BS run a little higher ( around 100). When you do this for a while, you will then feel the low again. Be sure to test more frequently while you don't feel the low you don't want to go into a dangerously low level.
I had this when I was on the wrong type of insulin - I was on "human" insulins and they were too strong for me. I was hypoing up to 6 times a day - that was in the days when I did what I was told, to the letter.
I became hypo unaware and while sitting on a font in a local church dealing with yet another hypo, a stranger came up to me and asked me if I was on human insulin. Long story short, he put me in touch with a group called Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust, based in the UK, but I believe they have gone interntational now. They sent me their welcome pack. Basically they campaign for patient choice and highlight the dangers of these human insulins.
After a long fight I managed to get on to the more natural, Pork insulin. That improved things a lot, but I am still left with hypo unawareness, caused by the human insulin.
I had to change hospitals - now have to travel 45 miles each way on a bus, but they are far better and more tuned up than my local, and they have advised running my sugars a bit higher for the next few months to see if there is more awareness.
I cannot say that we have had a lot of success yet, but we are only 3 months in, but I have noticed symptoms at 4.5 mmols rather than 1.2!!! I NEVER had symptoms before at 4 or even 3 or even 2, so I guess that is progress. Wonder if it would work with you but speak to your doctor first.
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