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Cleaning

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by hale710, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just given myself a mild hypo when cleaning.

    I think the only logical solution is to never clean again ;)
     
  2. Jubblyjo1601

    Jubblyjo1601 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    In that case, I think I should also avoid cleaning too.....! :)


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  3. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I mean it really is for the good of our health
     
  4. Jubblyjo1601

    Jubblyjo1601 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'll make sure I show my boyfriend this post. It's as good as a medical fact now :)


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    Thundercat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Excellent advice Hale:smile: Our health is much more important than a bit of dust:lol:

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  6. Diabetic Krissy

    Diabetic Krissy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooooooh this I like!
    I'm sure my other half will not be very happy to hear this!! :p
     
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    Sadly, my other half no longer believes in the 'diabetics can't clean' rule. I did, however, have an operation for something totally unrelated last February. I was told that I had to be really careful after that - no heavy lifting, stretching etc. I managed to avoid cleaning for a full 12 months with that one! This March I got a letter saying that I had background retinopathy. I explained to the husband to be what this meant. Focussing on small objects, such as specks of dust, could be very dangerous for my sight. He didn't believe that one. Have to find some more excuses! ;)


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  8. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha we'll just have to get even more creative
     
  9. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    Can I add gardening to this list too ?

    Anytime I want to bring my sugars down I mow the grass and pull up some weeds and bingo - hypo !

    Shopping too, but only around meal times and with little one in tow..
     
  10. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Shopping I'm ok with, even in the supermarket! Gardening I'm more conscious of than cleaning, if I'm doing it a while ill tend to need to stop for a cup of tea and a biscuit to prevent the hypo (it's a wonderful excuse). But cleaning I always seem to forget!
     
  11. Diabetic Krissy

    Diabetic Krissy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I am the same! I can do proper exercise like go for a run and I am fine but a little work in the garden and my levels plumet!! What is up with that? lol
     
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    dmcx3x Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I get hypo when cleaning to i suppose it is exercise
     
  13. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just had my first hypo since the cleaning one...... This time thanks to ironing!
     
  14. xAoifex

    xAoifex Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This is the very reason I don't iron!
     
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    You'll soon be living a housework-free life :lol:
     
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    Hello everybody! I am currently researching on mobile applications and we are looking for people using diabetes apps. We have found that presently there is a very low numbers of downloads. So many people suffer from diabetes but the market is so small. We want to understand why the download rate is so low? Any comments? Do u have any reservations? Feel free to elaborate...
     
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    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That's the aim ;)
     
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    I don't get hypos, but I'd love to give up cleaning. I did my bathrooms yesterday and the day before and I was EXHAUSTED. I steamed everywhere even on tops of pipes that are not boxed in
     
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    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I heard or read somewhere that once dust reaches a certain level it doesnt get any dustier I am going for that one :lol:
    CAROL
     
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