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Diabetes Type 1 and Diets/Healthy lifestyle

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Georgia4, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. Georgia4

    Georgia4 Type 1 · Member

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    Thank you so much! Yeah it is SO hard I honestly think we all need to realise how great we are dealing with this **** everyday haha! Sometimes you feel like you just can't win and you do everything like you say but still end up high or low.
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  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    I used to be a dancer. (True!) Trained at Laine theatre arts..
    But these days??
    For me. Using Lantus as basal. As it tailed off in profile I was most active.? Front man in a band. (Yeah it gets intense.) I can't eat prior to a gig in the evening so? Lunch no later than 1pm.. Bolus "on board" long gone.... Set up by 8pm, start gig by 9.
    That's it on the day of the gig. I find I rarely go low during the evening of a performance, sort of held in a "flight pattern" in the 5s due to the basal tailing off... Even if I end up jacking the basal dose an hour late before bed.? I might also eat something when I get home or to a hotel room post gig. Like yourself, short change my bolus by 20%. & wake with a "fasting" in the late 4s early 5. With a little voddy & D Coke mixer to soften any liver dump...
    I just like the idea of "singing for supper." :D

    But that's just how I rock & roll!
    #22 Jaylee, Mar 15, 2017 at 9:51 PM
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2017
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