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jims replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"Look, T1 and T2 are not separate orthagonal separate diseasesbut varients of problems in a multi-organ-multi-hoemone digestive chemical plant encompassing pancreas, liver, kidneys, intestines, thyroid et all. when some one says they see their Blood…"
May 23, 2013
BadMoonT2 replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"I think liver dumps are a characteristic of T2 more so than of T1. This is another manifestation of insulin resistance, the liver receives a signal to release some glucose but then fails to receive the signal to shut off."
May 23, 2013
acidrock23 replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"When my BG runs high, I figure that I don't have enough insulin, adjust something and, so far, it's gone away. I'm sort of dismissive of the "liver thesis" but drink a lot to keep my liver (among other things...) in line..."
May 23, 2013
jims replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"I still stand by my comments about the liver and metformin. Anytime one sees fast shifts of glucose high; that shift is usually do to unexpected liver glucose release - I call liver dumps. I have had those and found that only metformin can stop…"
May 23, 2013
valerie replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"Interesting suggestions, thanks! I passed the suggestion of insulin antibodies to my endo but he said the only way to treat that is with more insulin which I am already doing, he said it was hard to test for. 1. type 2 seems unlikely as my night…"
May 22, 2013
John C. A. Manley replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"So you need 3x to 4x as much insulin for meals than you did before? A few things that come to mind, based on my research and experience: 1. You are developing insulin resistance (type 1 diabetics can also become type 2 from too much insulin). 2. You…"
May 22, 2013
valerie replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"Thanks all for your advice. I am wondering if anyone else has sudden changes in insulin requirements like this. I am going from and I:C ration of 1 unit for 12 grams to three of four times as much. My night time basal rate is the same and seem to…"
May 22, 2013
John C. A. Manley replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"My wife would regularly have blood sugars in the 300 mg/DL range after meals until she switched to a ketogenic diet. You said you ate very little carbs -- 25 grams. That's not very many grams of carb compared to the typical American diet, but…"
May 22, 2013
acidrock23 replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"I would guess that if it's just your post meal numbers that are off, it might be your carb-insulin ratio could be decreased (i.e. more insulin/ food...). Another potential culprit could be the protein. I usually try to "cover" some…"
May 22, 2013
Siri replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"It could be your age and it´s easy to find out,- just a few blood tests. Then you would at least know what´s causing this. Either way it could be wise to follow Zoes advice. What you do today doesn´t work. Do the basals, I:C ratios…"
May 22, 2013
Zoe replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"Those are definite possibilities, Valerie. But personally I would be less concerned with the cause as with working on tweaking doses to get my blood sugar more in line."
May 21, 2013
valerie replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
May 21, 2013
Zoe replied to valerie's discussion 'Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300'
"Sounds like you should go back to the drawing board and test your basals and then work on revamping your I:C ratios as well as your ISF. Have you done this?"
May 21, 2013
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Very fast rising and high glucose levels after eating >300

Since about 2 months I have been getting very high glucose levels, in the 300 range after eating lunch and dinner with little carbs, 25 gram range(breakfast is mostly protein). Correcting it takes a lot of time for the glucose to come back down which means that from about 1pm -9pm I run extremely high. Sometimes all of a sudden I start dropping very fast and risk very low glucose levels around 5pm. It has been quite an exhausting time trying to figure out together with my endo what it could be…See More
May 21, 2013
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At 9:57pm on March 13, 2011, MJ said…
Hoi Valerie, bedankt voor de tip van deze site. Helemaal goed. Ben nog veel aan het browsen om te zien wat ik er allemaal aan kan hebben. Groet, M
At 6:59pm on October 30, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
At 9:09pm on August 19, 2009, Linda G said…

Best (albeit it belated) Wishes on your Special Day Valerie!
At 7:48am on February 7, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Forgot to mention: I used to (and still do) go to Dr. Linde @ Palo Alto Medical Foundation. If you ever are looking for a great endo, I HIGHLY recommend him!
At 7:47am on February 7, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Hi Valerie,
Welcome to the TuDiabetes family. I hope you find all the information and support you came here for.

I used to live in Palo Alto until December 2008. We are now in Berkeley.

When you get a chance, please check out the New Member Guide, so you can learn all you can do on the community.
At 12:17am on February 7, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Welcome to tudiabetes, Valerie! Please insert a pic of you so as to recognize you in future discussions. Here you will find alot going on as I have for over a year now lots of friends and support. Also, there are lots of groups to participate in. Good luck in your journey. Patti
 
 
 

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