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FLATLINERS CLUB

A club to share your successful and not so successful trends (graphs) from your CGM or Glucose Meters....

Members: 219
Latest Activity: 7 hours ago

The most elite Diabetes club on the net ;)

Below you will find FIVE different discussions to chose from to post your trends (Please do not post them on the main page)....

 

1. Flatline 12-24 hours (trends that you are proud to share).

 

2. Flatline 1-11 hours (trends that you are proud to share)

 

3. Rocky Mountains (low and high blood sugar peaks).- Days where we have very low blood sugars and the highest of high blood sugar peaks.

 

4. Rollercoaster- "lines that aren't flatlines, but aren't exactly Himalayas/Rocky mountains either" this is the in between area

 

5. What in the World? This is the area for those things that just are'nt right with your CgM trends.

 

Post your trends, don't be bashful. There's not many things better in a diabetics life than discussing glucose trends (good or bad) with other diabetics. Remember, the bottom line is this group is for support, not in anyway a competition.

 

 


Diabetes Forum

12-24 Hour Flatline

Started by Danny. Last reply by onesaint Sep 15. 2184 Replies

The below 24 hr trend is from Nate, a 15 year old type 1 Diabetic... with a little help from his mom Emily, they are achieving some of the most inspiring trends to date. A 15 year old producing 24 hr Flatlines??? wow! Need I say more?"WOW, a little…Continue

1-11 Hour Flatline

Started by Danny. Last reply by Terry May 29. 546 Replies

Kate, AKA Queen of the 1-11 hour Flatline area strikes again. She has managed to pull off a perfectly level 3 hour Flatline this time.... not an easy task to achieve. Good morning Sunshine indeed!Reply by Kate on May 24, 2011 at 4:44am"Good Morning,…Continue

Rocky Mountains (low valleys and HIGH peaks)

Started by Danny. Last reply by Terry May 18. 652 Replies

70-140 Range 11/14/2010 I had friends and family over and went a little crazy. I'm human! Does it look more like the Himalayas or Rocky Mountains? Hmm..  Post your not so flatline (low and high peaks) like photo's within this discussion. I…Continue

Rollercoasters

Started by FHS. Last reply by Terry May 28. 490 Replies

So, there has to be a category for lines that aren't flatlines, but aren't exactly Himalayas either. I thought, maybe, Appalachians, but I'm not sure if I'm even spelling the word correctly. How about just, 'Rollecoasters". Here's my attempt to…Continue

What in the world??

Started by onesaint. Last reply by Terry Jun 5. 153 Replies

This is the area for those things that just are'nt right. For instance from yesterday to today my Dexcom sensor has been off. If I fingerstick 100 the Dex says 180, if Im 150 the Dex says 260! So, the PG expression is "what in the world?" Normally,…Continue

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Comment by onesaint on February 6, 2012 at 10:30am

"bottom line is I can't figure out why it changes so much on certain days." I think we all know this one way too well. If only we had insight into the biological reactions that make up these crazy days. control what you can, mutter in discontent at the rest. =^)

Comment by jrtpup on February 5, 2012 at 9:53am

rick,don't forget to factor in the gremlins!

Comment by rickselvik on February 5, 2012 at 9:12am

My days are more like Natalies, but I do have some flat line days as well, so naturally I try to figure why. I've attributed it to the humalog to novalog switch; eating well and pigging out, exercising more and napping too much, the Packers winning the superbowl and the loss to the Giants this year in the playoffs, stress filled days and sunny days; bottom line is I can't figure out why it changes so much on certain days. I am glad to have this blog to hear others experience the same thing, versus CDEs or non diabetics saying just do xyz and you will have a flat line all the time....

Comment by Emily B on February 5, 2012 at 8:11am

Funny about the CDE, well after he peaked, he crashed. Put the pic in 1-11 hour flatline...you'll see why...

Comment by Natalie ._c- on February 5, 2012 at 5:59am

Emily, my CDE tried on a CGM for a few days, just to see what it felt like to wear one, and was MOST disappointed that she never got any arrows of any kind. All I can say is "Poor baby!!" LOL!!

Comment by acidrock23 on February 5, 2012 at 5:46am

I'm sorry for the outbreak of uparrows that people are having. I cheated and ran 9 miles and didn't eat much as my weight had oozed up a couple of lbs. Afternoon after that was too busy to really eat so I turned my pump down to 33% for an hour trip to the grocery. We had Mexican for dinner, we'd gone to the same place last weekend and I had enchiladas and grossly underestimated the carbs thinking "cheese should be ok?" so I had tacos last night which were 1) extremely tasty and 2) kept BG flat. No margarita though, just a couple of beers. And then onto the couch.

Comment by Emily B on February 4, 2012 at 11:02pm

Natalie, you and Nate have matching double up arrows, at 213 for him. Had baby oil on his pod for a change then he showered right after dinner, didn't change pod for +2 hours and we think cannula had dislodged. He had no basal and or dinner's extended bolus then. I'll check on CB during the night.

Comment by jrtpup on February 4, 2012 at 10:00pm

Oy, definitely a soap opera. Not a fun day, hope tomorrow is better! I think I'm glad your body woke up LOL

Comment by Natalie ._c- on February 4, 2012 at 9:28pm

Just so all parts of the spectrum are properly displayed: After 2 days, my body woke up and decided maybe something really HAD happened, and it was supposed to do something about it. Low was 108, quite acceptable, but high was 357 -- then it started coming down fast to 146, and then turned right up again and started going right up again to 321. And I haven't eaten anything since 1PM and it's 9PM now! :-)Did I ever tell you I have diabetes?????

Comment by jrtpup on February 4, 2012 at 7:49pm

WOW Minx, that's some beautiful 24 hour line! Humalog, Novolog, whatever... keep doin' what yer doin'. Great work!

 

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