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Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by cdpm, Sep 2, 2020.

  1. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i just got better control of my blood sugar numbers recently
    and since then im scared to eat
    and im not feeling well not eating much
    low carb controls my blood sugar numbers
    but i cant tolerate meats or milk products
    so that leaves mostly carbby foods
    which never controls my numbers
    is my choice to
    eat meat and milk products and live in my bathroom and have good blood sugar numbers?
    or
    eat carbby processed foods and use loads of insulin never having good numbers?
    (ive already been thru the whole thing of testing foods--
    carb foods does not work for my numbers and me)
    whats left to eat?
     
  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Fish, dairy, low carb veg?
    What do they do to you?
     
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  3. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    the runs
    diarea
    and cramps
     
  4. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there, I see you're on insulin? Would you mind telling us a typical days diet and your current glucose levels & hb1ac?, sorry I sound like a Consultant but it might give us an idea of what to suggest. x
     
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  5. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    one meal (mostly because thats all i can afford)
    coffee with heavy cream 2 or 3 splendas in it
    blood sugar 4 to 11 when i get up
    nothing but water until i eat
    which would be meat or eggs
    but having troubles lately with the meats
    or maybe have leftovers from the family which is hi carb food
    blood sugars in the afternoon until i eat
    are from 5 to 7
    after the meal blood sugar is 5 to 8
    after a family meal 5 to 12
    i use 500 mg metformin at night started 4 weeks ago
    .25 of ozempic 4 weeks ago
    80 units lantus at night(down from 120 units)
    rapid insulin with carbby meals (sometimes for alot of meat at a meal)
    at a ratio of 1 unit insulin to 3 grams of carbs(and half this for just a a meat meal)
    bedtime blood sugars 4 to 8
    during the night blood sugars 4 to 6
    my recent a1c was 6.6
    and my numbers stayed in the 11s all the time
    for a few months and i just got them back better
    in the last month since beginning the metformin and ozempic
    but
    with the low carb foods giving me issues now i need to change a diet
    thats been helping keep my numbers down
    (no fruit very rarely grains very rarely processed foods no cans no boxes )
    and since i first posted this thread its been slowly going back up
    with the foods ive been having to eat
     
  6. MarkMunday

    MarkMunday Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like there are allergy problems. An assessment at an allergy clinic should help identify exactly what they are. They may be able to desensitise you too, enabling consumption of foods that give the best blood glucose control.
     
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