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Bambi replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"First I agree with others cut back on the insulin and find a new endo.. I had to mine was one of the best in the area but he had me dropping to 30's at night and would not listen even to his diabetic nurse. My neuro. referred me to another…"
Oct 16, 2013
Stuart replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"Don't care what the worthless technology is, UNLESS it is closed-loop, can ACT while trying to "warn" us... its horribly useless. Unless it wakes you, LONG before you free fall and seize... its worthless for you or anybody else (i.e.…"
Apr 30, 2013
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Jan 30, 2013
jdsnyc replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"Hello, I'm 42yrs old, and have been T1 for about 22yrs. I've been dealing with hypo gran mal seizures for about five years now. I've broken many bones, received many stitches, etc. during these seizures and the falls and tumbles…"
Jan 30, 2013
Tiffany Easter replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"I'm 44 and have been a T1 since I was 13. I've had more seizures than I can count (but guessing maybe around 30). I went on the pump almost 9 years ago and in that time I've "only" had 2. The pump made a huge difference in…"
Jan 28, 2013
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Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Jan 27, 2013
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"Hi, thanks for sharing :-) I just think it's easier not sharing with my family. I didn't say it earlier but my dad is gone, passed away 7 years ago from complications of T1. My brother would likely lecture me. My mom would worry…"
Jan 26, 2013
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Jan 26, 2013
Kent Logy replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"Boy I would tell my family since they are diabetic too. Don't think you have do this alone. Call your endo and have him/her call a script in for supplies NOW. If its randoom haed to figure out. CGM can help. Tell yourself before you go to bed…"
Jan 26, 2013
Bill D replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
Jan 26, 2013
Bill D replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Nighttime hypo seizures' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"I to have had niteime hypos even with the pump. Iv been Type 1 since age of 3 I am now 49. Luckily I have no problem falling back to sleep. I do not use the CGM since I had problems with that so I check my BS 6 to 8 times a day…"
Jan 26, 2013
Jennifer added a discussion to the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
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Nighttime hypo seizures

Anybody have much experience with waking up during a hypoglycemic seizure? I had another one last night, about the 5th one since it started a year and a half ago. Wake up in full body convulsions completely drenched in sweat knowing that something is wrong but not able to act on it until my liver dumps some sugar and lets me rebound enough to take action. I live alone and haven't talked to my family about this because it would scare the pants off them. It scares me. It scared my ex, he was…See More
Jan 26, 2013
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Hypoglycemic Experiences

This group is to talk about experiences with hypoglycemic events. At the very least, they are embarrassing. Whether in general or a specific time, you can ask for advice, vent or just talk about what happened among people who understand.See More
Jan 26, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
support and info
Date diagnosed
April 1, 2002
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, CGM, Diet and Exercise

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At 1:06pm on January 16, 2013, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community!

At 2:27am on January 15, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 12:39am on January 15, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 9:44pm on January 14, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Jennifer!!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

 
 
 

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