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Did not see this one coming!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by JUSTFOCUS, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. JUSTFOCUS

    JUSTFOCUS · Well-Known Member

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    Hi folks
    some of the more experienced odies may remember me.
    The thing is i was going about my type 2 business eating good follow the diet etc Bg's sweet as a nut when BANG !!!! I started feeling drowsey and tired and listless :? :? :? My levels went from a straight 7 to an alarming 18 then 25 then 30's then just HI . I got a new meter to check and yep its true :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: . I sat it out for a week and finally gave in and called my DR
    she got hold of my DN and I am now attending my Surgery in the morning after i pick up a prescription for insulin etc.
    Just wanted to intro myself as type 1 .
    JF :(
     
  2. pianoman

    pianoman · Well-Known Member

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    Hi JF and Welcome (again?)

    I can see how that would come as a surprise! I'd be interested to hear what your Doctor has to say about this change? I wonder if it may have been something like Type 1.5/LADA all along?

    Good luck tomorrow
     
  3. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Long time no see JF! :)

    Hope all goes well with the insulin.

    Nigel
     
  4. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    Looking back to your earlier posts you had double figure BG levels when you were diagnosed and that was only 8 months ago, and you were losing weight as well so I suppose it isn't really surprising.
    Have a look at some of the posts on using insulin.
    If it were me in your position I would try to avoid going on a mixed insulin if at all possible. Using a long term insulin like levimir or lantus + a short term one for mealtimes means more injections but is very much more flexible.
    I'm not sure it's appropriate but Welcome to the insulin users club!
     
  5. JUSTFOCUS

    JUSTFOCUS · Well-Known Member

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    Hi folks thanks for your advice :)
    BIG HELLO Nige :wink:
     
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