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Basal Into Capillary

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by mountaintom, Jun 5, 2018.

  1. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant. Fantastic picture.
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    I always used to go high if I hit a capillary...
     
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  3. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @mountaintom what was the night like and how were your bloods this morning??
     
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  4. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    And how is the new dog doing?
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What they said.
     
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  6. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys. I was fine. No major crash. Dev the dog howled til about 3am!
     
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  7. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    So "don't be daft, everything will be fine" was right? :) :)
    Sorry, couldn't resist
     
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  8. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah it was!!
     
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  9. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Tonight’s panic post: “hi guys should I be worried about a hypo if I inject into my eyeball”
     
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  10. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Was you aiming for your eyeball??? If so WHY?? :) :D :)

    Oh.....Don't be daft, it will be fine :)
     
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    kev-w Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If you haven't taken your glasses off first I'd say yes as the needle may bend, but other than that be careful!

    :p
     
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    O_DP_T1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    FFS I did something similar at breakfast, must have hit a muscle or a 'quick absorption area'. Scan after breakfast and it's like 4.1 and crashing an there's 12u insulin on board NIGHTMARE!!!!
     
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  13. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck!
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I seem to be hitting more capillaries lately but no hypos on Toujeo300. In fact some rebounding Hypers. But cannot prove as not testing through the night.
    I might need my uneven tummy checked soon from 146units of Toujeo300.
     
  15. phdiabetic

    phdiabetic Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    When I was on lantus, I hit a capillary in my thigh once and it was totally fine. Blood, but no weird numbers. Asked my doctor after and she said capillaries are fine.
     
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    KevCB Type 3c · Member

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    I'm also on Toujeo and have hit capillaries - I've not noticed any rapid changes to my levels though so I wouldn't have thought this was the reason
     
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    sophc Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi all , before going on a pump I was on Lantus and this happened to me a couple of times and it’s pretty scary. I was 9.8 and injected my 16 units and it bled a lot. Within 15 minutes my sugars were 1.9 , so I was drinking Coke, eating jelly babies and all sorts to try and get it to go up. It took two hours but eventually it did , it was a scary time. I found that I had been injecting after a warm shower and so your veins and capillaries come to the surface more , so I used to avoid them before injecting after that!
     
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