Last week I had an Endo appointment. I have been chasing a low around for the past month and getting really frustrated about it. My endo decided to tackle it head first by changing all of my insulin to carb ratios, my sensitivity factor and all except 1 of my basal rates. So the past 3 mornings I have eaten the same exact breakfast I bolused for the 30 carbs: the first I was high 2 hours after breakfast, the second morning (yup, you probably guessed it) LOW 2 hours after, this morning 96…Continue
For a year, I've been keeping a secret from you, well, you probably know by now that I was dx as a type 1 diabetic 3 days short of 1 year ago. We didn't want to worry you as you have seen what type 2 diabetes did to your half sister. You were so confused that we knew you wouldn't know the difference. See I thought I had the stomach bug I had started throwing up on that Thursday afternoon and then on Saturday afternoon my neighbor Kathy found me outside trying…Continue
Every Saturday I end up having a low right before lunch. Today I was 95 before breakfast and 105 after, then 48 before lunch.
I have tried eating more protein with breakfast, eating more carbs for breakfast. Eating a snack mid morning and still I end up low every Saturday.
All of the other days of the week I tend to land around 90 before lunch.
After I eat lunch on Saturday I am back in range and usually stay there so I don't want to lower my units of Lantus as it would make…