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Debbie replied to Jan's discussion 'Menopause and Type 1 Diabetes'
"Jan, I am a female n age 48 going on 49 in few days. My Gyn wants me to continue my low dosage for at least a month to see if it helps with the night flashes. My Endo increase my insulin dosages. I think once the hot flashes-hormonal-swings start to…"
Feb 26, 2014
Debbie replied to Jan's discussion 'Menopause and Type 1 Diabetes'
"Thanks, and boy have u gone through a lot n some. I am trying to do a really tight control since the meno started. I heard their r risk of taking HT n especially if u take them for I think after 5yrs? sorry all that happen n u cannot take the HT. I…"
Feb 26, 2014
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T1 and menopause. Anyone else?

Why is their not a lot of information on this topic with diabetes, menopausal and high blood-sugar readings? As many women with diabetes from the past n past century had to have similar issues. I just wander what they did to help keep their menopause level from elevating to keep b/s reading from sky rocketing before damage is done. I am taking a low dose HR hormone therapy n it worked a little but now back with the sweats n high AM b/s. I may have to call my GYN to readjust my meds. Is their…See More
Feb 25, 2014
Debbie replied to Jan's discussion 'Menopause and Type 1 Diabetes'
"I am taking a very very low dose n it seem to worked for a little while but now my b/s r up again in AM n the night sweats too. I guess I may need a readjustment. I am so surprise their is not a lot of research done on Diabetes type 1 and menopause…"
Feb 25, 2014
Debbie replied to elaine peterson's discussion 'Raging hormones'
"It seems I passed the peri n went straight in the Post-menopauseal stage n b/s have been off the change when I sweat at night n check my AM b/s. I am low dose estradiol n progestin n have type 1 diabetes over 38yrs n this is just plum craziness with…"
Feb 25, 2014
Debbie replied to Karen's discussion 'I guess low is not that low.'
"So true n especially if those next 30-60mints can have u dropping in the 20's! I have learned to check before getting in my car n pull over if I feel a bit off n check n treat if below 100."
Feb 25, 2014
Debbie replied to Karen's discussion 'I guess low is not that low.'
"I was told anything below 100 for me needs to be treated. I would think that is kind of low to be trying to get insurance. However, everyone is different n she may want to find out by her physician what is consider low for her so she know to treat…"
Feb 25, 2014
Debbie replied to Teresa's discussion 'Menopause and Type I Diabetes'
"Yes! Thankful other people with diabetes that r going through menopause with high bS readings. I knew I wasn't alone. Mine r mainly at night when I sweat like a pig n my more sugar will be off the chain! That's with increasing my insulin n…"
Feb 25, 2014

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At 11:13am on January 3, 2009, Sweeter Cherise said…
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Welcome to TuDiabetes Debbie! Glad that you are here!

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