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Feeling a bit abandoned by system

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Pilgrimmick, Aug 4, 2019.

  1. Pilgrimmick

    Pilgrimmick · Member

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    Not a fan of fizzy drinks, but could make an exception. Have been given lift gluco drinks on prescription, only a couple, before everyone gets jealous
    Fair to say though, the car and coats will be stocked enough to enable me to be mistaken for an American ‘prepper’ waiting for the zombie apocalypse!
  2. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just make sure you treat with pure sugar and do not add anything else into the mix which could slow down absorption. This will make you eat more than necessary and end up with high numbers. You may be sure you how little you actually need to get back in range.
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  3. Mel dCP

    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely. The “normal” body only had around 5g free floating glucose in the blood stream, so unless you’ve got gallons of excess insulin wafting about, you need very little to sort a hypo.
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