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Microalbuminuria despite good control and short diabetes duration?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ryryguy392 Mar 12. 4 Replies

Hi all,I have just returned from my quarterly check-up, which included a urine check for albumin. It was a morning urine sample (spot sample). My endo mentioned that according to the stick test I had…Continue

Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Feb 22. 26 Replies

Hello All,I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about 2 years ago, I am doing mostly ok, but have noticed an increased hypoglycemia unawareness lately. The reason this seems weird to me is that as far…Continue

Tags: low, unawareness, hypo

Twenty minutes or more until eating glucose is showing effect?

Started this discussion. Last reply by newbeach Jan 18. 5 Replies

Hey all,today I went through the unpleasant experience of a significant low – and it took a long time to get back to a safe BS, which really scared me:I had lunch and bolused accordingly, but…Continue

Tags: overtreat, treat, low, hypo

Is this something to get excited over?

Started this discussion. Last reply by mohe0001 Oct 17, 2014. 5 Replies

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ryryguy392 replied to julez_79's discussion 'Microalbuminuria despite good control and short diabetes duration?'
"In my last 3 lab tests over the course of almost a year, I have had slightly high readings also. I was particularly alarmed when the middle of the three came back significantly higher than the first. The most recent I just had done is closer to the…"
Mar 12
JohnG replied to julez_79's discussion 'Microalbuminuria despite good control and short diabetes duration?'
"Exercise, stress, dehydration , the spot test is very sensitive. I personallywould not be alarmed until I had a 24 hr. study with poor results."
Mar 12
Denise replied to julez_79's discussion 'Microalbuminuria despite good control and short diabetes duration?'
"I've been a Type 1 for 2 years (zero c-peptide right out of the gate along with GAD-65 antibodies). My urine samples had always been fine and for the entire 2 years, my A1Cs have been in the 5s while eating pretty normally. Then about 9 months…"
Mar 12
Holger Schmeken replied to julez_79's discussion 'Microalbuminuria despite good control and short diabetes duration?'
"I would not be that alarmed by slight elevations. The test is very sensitive to minimal secretions of protein. Just riding with your bike to your endo might cause a positive result - any physical activity will do. If your doc finds a significant…"
Mar 12
julez_79 posted a discussion

Microalbuminuria despite good control and short diabetes duration?

Hi all,I have just returned from my quarterly check-up, which included a urine check for albumin. It was a morning urine sample (spot sample). My endo mentioned that according to the stick test I had a very "slightly elevated level of albumin, putting it just over 20mg. I have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes only three years ago and my control has been good ever since. (Highest A1c at 6.2). The endo said not to be alarmed quite yet but to wait for another test in 6 months. He also…See More
Mar 12
Holger Schmeken replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"That is a good point. I am on MDI and use my Glucosurfer App to track the IOB. But without any tool at hand the IOB is easy to forget. This might increase the risk to overlap dosages or to correct high numbers too soon."
Feb 22
irrational John replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"I am puzzled that no one has brought up the subject of "Active Insulin" aka "Insulin On Board (IOB)" aka "Bolus On Board (BOB)". I believe this is one of the most common reasons people give themselves "too…"
Feb 22
pancreaswanted replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"good point there."
Feb 22
Sam replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"Exercising can mask the symptoms of hypo-- after all they're quite similar, shaking, sweating, heart pounding, etc. For me, any vigorous exercise that soon after bolus would be a guaranteed low. I don't think though that vigorous exercise…"
Feb 21
Sensorium139 replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"I would agree with the people saying your hypo symptoms MIGHT be changing? Besides the fact that it really could be unawareness and/or exercise kind of masking it due to adrenaline.  I'm in the 5% range a1c club as well where I had a bit…"
Feb 19
acidrock23 replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"I wonder too if the workout plus shot, 6U seems like a pretty solid dose, might make you want to consider adusting your carb/ insulin ratio or maybe also basal just a whiff, particularly on big exercise day? The "eating chocolate without…"
Feb 19
Lilli replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"I was hypo-unaware before starting bolus insulin from years of undiagnosed reactive hypoglycemia. In December I had a 27 (double checked and got a 23) on my meter and was still conscious and functioning. I checked because I suddenly felt a little…"
Feb 19
Holger Schmeken replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"Depending on the situation we all have measured low readings without experiencing the sensation of being low. That does not mean we are immediately in danger of becoming unware of hypos. There are multiple reasons for low numbers: a) distractions…"
Feb 19
meee replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"omg, sounds horrible. I hope you start feeling better soon and it heals perfectly in time."
Feb 18
brboyer replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"Thanks. The foot is healing nicely, looks like I'll need some grafts to close it up. I'm picking a surgical 'shoe' (one of those metal reinforced padded thingys) tomorrow - my surgeon wants me to start putting weight on it -…"
Feb 18
mohe0001 replied to julez_79's discussion 'Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it'
"Jesus, brboyer. Prayers for you that it all clears up."
Feb 18

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
To exchange information with other HWDs (Heroes with diabetes)
Date diagnosed
July 20, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.5, 7.0, 5.6 (december 2012), 5.2 (may 2013), 5.5 (july 2013), 5.5 (november 2013), 5.1 (january 2014), 5.4 (april 2014), 5.7 (july 2014), 6.1 (september 2014), 5.5 (december 2014)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
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I am a relatively recently diagnosed LADA diabetic hoping (and already succeeding) to share and exchange tips, infos and stories on all aspects of diabetes.
I live in Germany and work as a photographer.

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At 6:28am on August 18, 2014, TrueHeartedOne said…

Hi Julez! Thank you for friending me. :)

At 3:48am on August 21, 2013, jebusfu said…

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At 5:49pm on May 6, 2013, Linda G said…

BRAVA on being a FEATURED MEMBER Julez!!

At 7:31pm on November 7, 2012, jrtpup said…

Hi Julez,

Our Annual Campaign is coming!

Would you consider helping by writing a short comment/testimonial about your
experiences at TuD? The main message for the campaign this year is that no
one with diabetes should ever feel alone. Messages from our community give
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If you can, please include a photo of you doing something diabetic (if that
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At 8:57pm on November 1, 2012, Manny Hernandez said…

Julez,
We need your help...

Please share this post here on TuDiabetes and on your Facebook and tag 20 close friends on it. We need your support to reach 20,000 entries for the Big Blue Test!

Please do Big Blue Test every day until November 14 (World Diabetes Day). For each entry, the Diabetes Hands Foundation (that's the nonprofit behind TuDiabetes) receives a $5 donation from Roche Diabetes Care, to help people with diabetes in need.

You can enter your exercise numbers on the web site (www.BigBlueTest.org) or using the iPhone app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/big-blue-test/id570887902?mt=8&uo=4

Thanks for your help!!

At 11:33am on November 1, 2012, Parrformance said…

Welcome Julez, I am glad you found Tudibetes, it has been a huge help/resource for me. I lost 55 lbs. in 5 months whenoriginally diagnosed, I would not worry so much about calories just carbs. I eat every 2-3 hours to keep the hunger at bay and intake enough food to maintain weight. I have gained about 8 lbs back over the last 22 months and can fluctuate 5-6 pounds in two days time. I no longer worry about fat content, I only pay attention to portion size and carb totals. For example I buy 4% cottage cheese not the low fat stuff, this has helped to stabalize my weight. I will give you a piece of advice my doctor gave me, "relax, live a little" oh what a difference this has made:)
Good Luck,
Michael

At 8:45pm on October 23, 2012, jrtpup said…

Pssst.... pass it on!

I just wanted to stop by to see if you've done your Big Blue Test Today. Dont' forget that every time you log a Big Blue Test $5 is donated to diabetes charities that are providing life-saving supplies and services.

If you haven't yet, go log a Big Blue Test at http://www.bigbluetest.org/. If you have, do another!

At 6:16am on October 11, 2012, Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill said…

Hello there, thanks for accepting, hope you are keeping well today. Your pictures are fantastic.

At 9:57pm on October 1, 2012, Brunetta said…

julez-9. ,Congratulations on being a featured member!!! I was featured this month, too. It is great!!
God bless,
Brunetta

At 10:21am on September 26, 2012, jrtpup said…
Congrats on being featured!
 
 
 

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