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INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher on Sunday. 22 Replies

Hello all! I wasn't sure what category this should go in, so I thought I'd put it on the general T1 page.Lately my BG's have been literally skyrocketing as soon as I eat. It doesn't seem to matter…Continue

DKA - 15 years post diagnosis

Started this discussion. Last reply by KCCO May 28. 10 Replies

Hi all! *waves* I've not been active on this site in a while but I wanted to see if there was anyone else out there like me.I was dx 15 years ago this March, just through a vigilant parent who could…Continue

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type 1--becoming more insulin resistant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ren May 15, 2013. 25 Replies

At my last doc appointment, my doc looked over all my numbers & printouts from my Omnipod and Dexcom & said that since there is NO discernable pattern, she thinks I am becoming more insulin…Continue

Opinions on stomach pain

Started Jan 11, 2013 0 Replies

Hi all, I'm interested in whatever advice anyone can give me. I'm T1 for almost 14 years now, just started taking control of my health overall and better control of my diabetes in the past year. A1c…Continue

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Christopher replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"There's no harm in trying a hybrid approach with injected basal and Omnipod for bolus. It works well for me and I've read of others taking this approach as well. I just find the basal functionality of the Omnipod unreliable. I write about…"
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jeanne dubow replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"I had something similar happen to me in the past. I found out after a blood test that my white blood count was extremely high because I had an infection in a tooth. My doctor says high BGs always mean there's a reason and more then likely…"
Jul 15
Jag1 replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"With those I/C ratios, you are clearly very insulin resistant. Does your BG go back to normal after jumping so high? If so, it does sound like your I/C is correct, but the timing is off. Do you notice this more after some meals than others? How long…"
Jul 15
brboyer replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"I'm taking so many medications that interact with one another that I have to be fully aware of who, what, where, and when. Certain ones cannot be taken at the same time as others. Certain ones have to be taken at specific time of the day based…"
Jul 15
Holger Schmeken replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"This interaction between the drugs is good to be aware off I fully agree. With a stomach flu I had the opposite effect in the last year. From one hour to the other the processing of carbs was totally blocked. The injected basal dragged me down for…"
Jul 15
KCCO replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"yikes, antibiotics suck. glad you got it figured out though."
Jul 15
KCCO replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"I might consider switching back to Novolog. At least on a trial basis, just to see if I start getting better results. I might even have to change insulins every 6 months or so if my body is going to keep doing this. I just really feel like my…"
Jul 15
KCCO replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"Thanks Terry. I know that I have this problem sometimes, depending on my site. This is one reason why I went into DKA back in April. My stomach sites have bad absorption & there are limited areas, my arms have always absorbed really poorly so I…"
Jul 15
KCCO replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"there doesn't seem to be a pattern or correlation between when i pre-bolus 30 minutes before a meal and when my sugar spikes after a meal."
Jul 15
KCCO replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"no significant weight gain--been trying to lose for several years now but nothing has really worked. i'm not willing to go on metformin. i prefer to do things as naturally as possible and don't want to risk the side effects of such a drug."
Jul 15
KCCO replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"they are right in line, usually no more than 10-20 points off depending on how long i've been wearing that sensor"
Jul 15
brboyer replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"Holger, If you are referring to my situation, I would agree that is the 'normal' situation with most antibiotics. However in my case the antibiotic was Bactrim DS, aka Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. And I've recently discovered that…"
Jul 15
Holger Schmeken replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"I assume your numbers after eating have been in the region of 200 mg/dl before. Now after your treatment with antibiotics they are higher than 250. The exact level is hard to determine because most meters get very inaccurate above 250. To me this…"
Jul 15
brboyer replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"Most definitely going to be one of those nights! SG 51, BG 150. Just went into Threshold Suspend again! Going to shut off alarms for a while and watch a movie."
Jul 14
brboyer replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"Now SG = 53, BG = 109.....Yep, going to be one of those nights. Just went into Threshold Suspend, again! I never liked roller-coasters, even as a child!"
Jul 14

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At 1:12pm on March 21, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home KCCO...
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At 1:00pm on March 21, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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Hi KCCO- Thanks for the friend add. I always like to meet animal lovers. I became D-1 a month before you. You will find a lot of great info here. Just read the discussions on the forums. Any questions, just stop by my page. Cat =^..^=

At 12:01pm on March 21, 2012, catlover said…

HI KCCO- Hello and Welcome to TuD !!!1

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