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Type 1, Low carb, CGM - Readings on CGM lower than BG monitor.

Published by smr55 in the blog smr55's blog. Views: 84

Hi folks I'm just looking to find out if anyone else is having the same experience as I am having and have had for a while. I have been low carbing for over 2 yrs now and have eventually lost a bit of weight. (Too high a calorie intake even although low in carb). I am on a CGM, but have found that it always reads lower than finger tests (90 odd% of the time anyway).
Has anyone else found this ?
The pump was changed in November but the same thing still happens. I was curious to know if the same thing has happened to any other T1D's on CGM.

On the low carb front I have found that the old 15g of carbs to raise my BG would send the BG rocketing. I can now take just 4g and it seems to work well. I suppose its not surprising as I only eat around 35g of carb per day. I still would like to loose round 6-8lb and hopefully I will get there eventually.
Thank you in anticipation.
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