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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by rodman, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. heh

    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That doesn't seem right, is your GP no help?
     
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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    About as much help as an umbrella with holes in. All they do is refer him to specialists and even then they don't know the answers . He's had endless blood tests . Mri. Emg. Yet before he was diagnosed with diabetes he had none of these problems .

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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all. Last week has been the best so far . Apart from a glitch on Sunday Ron hasn't had any heart problems . This afternoon were off to see a consultant psychiatrist for his memory problems. Hope your all well . Love to you all. X

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    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    All the best Ron @eldergarth thanks for keeping us updated Tina. Hope all goes well this afternoon
     
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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Still no definite answers , although Dr is sure it's not dementia. She said it could be a mixture of diabetes, anxiety and stress . Failing that she said Ron maybe faking it..... don't think so .

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    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    That couldn't have been easy to hear Tina, how is he now?
     
  7. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Seems alright . Although he can't remember a thing what happened . He failed all the tests that were carried out .

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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all , how has your weekend been. Have finally got Ron back testing again , his bs levels have been running very high . He's only been testing again since Friday . Am at a loss at what to do. He's in alot of pain so putting it down to that . Hope you all have a good day . Xxx

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  9. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Tina Marie,

    I am sorry to hear that your husband is so unwell. How high are his sugars, I find that if mine are really high it can affect my memory and I also get nasty brain fog.

    Take care of yourself, all this uncertainty must be very wearing.

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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Morning @Providence62 Friday morning they were 9.1 Saturday morning 9 afternoon 14.7 Sunday morning 11.4 afternoon 16.7 this morning 11.8

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  11. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hello Tina Marie,

    They seem to be going up a bit. Might be worth trying to get them down. What is he eating? Those afternoon readings, how long after eating did he take them?

    *hugs*

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  12. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    The readings are before food . Morning ones are fbgs later ones are before tea around 5pm

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    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Great that he is testing again, he is on the path of getting more control over his sugars. What sort of stuff is he eating? Is he eating sweet stuff or carbs because he is feeling frustrated with his illness?

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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    For breakfast he has gluten and wheat free cereal , it has very little effect on him. Then later morning he has a couple of plums. Lunch it could be plain yoghurt or a sandwich on wholemeal bread with an apple . Have to be careful what he eats now as he has swallowing problems. Teatime it's fish or chicken or turkey with veg of some sort . Then supper oatcakes or 1/2 a bar of his stevia chocolate which again don't affect him. He's seeing gp on Wednesday as they did stop his strips because his hba1c had dropped.

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    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Great news that he is (hopefully) getting his strips. I see quite a lot of fruit in his daily menu, that can push the blood sugar up. I would be a bit wary of bread and oatcakes too. Not sure what cereal you are using, but if he is trying to reduce his blood sugars bacon and eggs is a great start to the day or scrambled eggs, I have them with smoked salmon (when I am rich) or mushrooms and LOTS of butter. I know that is a bit counterintuitive as we are all told to cut down on our fats, but it really helps to fill you up. I have a constant struggle with sugars, so know how your husband must feel.

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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I'm trying to be careful of what he eats due to his heart trouble . If it's not one thing with Ron it's another .

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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all. So much for an early night. Been awake since 1.30 . Hope you all have a good day.

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    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Morning . Off to see gp today with Ron to see about all his ailments, plus she has got his blood test results back from Queens. Fingers crossed they have found something which would explain his muscle weakness . Going to see about getting his test strips reinstated . He's just tested now and he's 7.8 much better than they have been . Have a good day . Xxx

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    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Marvellous Tina-Marie, great news about Ron's blood sugar. Tell the doctor that it is very important he gets testing strips because it helps him manage his condition. I hear that I am entitled to them on the NHS because I use glicazide. I keep forgetting to ask because I have a Codefree meter and order up my own strips on Amazon.

    Good luck to you both this morning and well done again.

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  20. debrasue

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    Good luck!
     
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