1. Get the Diabetes Forum App for your phone - available on iOS and Android.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Guest, we'd love to know what you think about the forum! Take the Diabetes Forum Survey 2021 »
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Diabetes Forum should not be used in an emergency and does not replace your healthcare professional relationship. Posts can be seen by the public.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Guest, stay home, stay safe, save the NHS. Stay up to date with information about keeping yourself and people around you safe here and GOV.UK: Coronavirus (COVID-19). Think you have symptoms? NHS 111 service is available here.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community »


Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by martina, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. martina

    martina · Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Hello everyone, my daughters levels have really been all over the place recently. I find weekends very difficult. Yesterday her sugars didn't get above 5.0 all day with a few hypo's. Yet today the levels are high, I haven't been able to get them below 15. set change done and corrections given. I would also bet that tomorrow her levels go back to normal. I just wondered if anyone else finds weekends like this as there is no obvious reason for her levels to be high. Most of our weekends are like this and its driving us mad.
  2. Dazza1984

    Dazza1984 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Think about activity levels. I bet weekends are more sedentary than week days? During the week when I am at work (8-8 most days) my BG levels rarely go above 8, whereas if I have a casual wknd I can sometimes get to double figs. Also pay attention to when eating and how much. So, for example a packed lunch usually will have less food in it compared to having access to food cupboards in the kitchen etc.

    Try doing a wknd where you go on a bike ride together, or to the swimming pool and I bet the BG levels will be more acceptable.
  • Meet the Community

    Find support, connect with others, ask questions and share your experiences with people with diabetes, their carers and family.

    Did you know: 7 out of 10 people improve their understanding of diabetes within 6 months of being a Diabetes Forum member. Get the Diabetes Forum App and stay connected on iOS and Android

    Grab the app!
  • Tweet with us

  • Like us on Facebook