"No idea about the gas, but the tongue problem could be that you're getting oral thrush from the bgs being so high. I like the suggestion of splitting and increasing the lantus as suggested on page 3, as well as Holger Schmeken's…"
"That' very good advice and may offer a "simple" (ha ha, relatively simple anyway?) solution? I didn't really realize how much running BG all over the place, cleaning up the "morning mess" every day was until I got it…"
"You wrote that you take 22 units of Lantus in the morning. Very likely this one shot will not cover 24 hours. If this is your problem you will have hours with perfect control after the injection of the Lantus. Then when the Lantus is loosing its…"
"The massive fluctuations could also be because you are still sick and your body is fighting off the bug. Under this circumstance it can be really hard to get stable sugars.
Advice given is good.
For now as recommended I'd be eating super low…"
"Make sure your Basal Insulin is not bad, or expired. Sounds like the fast-acting is working. Maybe the Basal is in need of switching...just a thought. Good advice from everyone else. Hope you get things a bit leveled out."
"I don't think you sound like a hypochondriac either. High BG will mess you up. My plan is to test a lot. I also cheat by eating pretty lightly during the week. Part of this is b/c I've had some success losing weight (peak of 275, now…"
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