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High sugar

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Kelsey140197, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Kelsey140197

    Kelsey140197 Type 1 · Member

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    does anyone else get days where it's high and doesn't seem to come down , just done my last reading and it was 17.4
     
  2. Dazza1984

    Dazza1984 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yup, and often there is no logical reason.
    Remember though, the odd spike isn't too problematic. What were your other readings like/day average?
     
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    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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    I see you are T1,
    from what I have read here..ring your DR ..keep using quick acting to correct.. test for ketones..
    do you have sick day rules, like these?
    Sick day rules
    http://www.diabetes-support.org.uk/info/?page_id=141
    https://www.ispad.org/sites/default...pad_guidelines_2009_-_sick_day_management.pdf
    Sick day rules flowchart
    http://www.leicestershirediabetes.org.uk/uploads//documents/Type1 Sick_day_rules_InsulinV3.pdf
     
  4. Kelsey140197

    Kelsey140197 Type 1 · Member

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    Usually not higher than 9 , but then there's the odd day where it's always above 11
     
  5. Kelsey140197

    Kelsey140197 Type 1 · Member

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    No I haven't seen those sick day rules , I just do the correction
     
  6. Dazza1984

    Dazza1984 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That isn't too bad really. I set my personal targets as 4-6 before meals and 6-10 after meals. Yup, sometimes it shorts really high; once a spike to 17.4! Then again sometimes I end up with a post results lower than the pre. Bloody confusing at times.
    If you're getting constant better values that is good.

    What is your pre-meal averages?
     
  7. Kelsey140197

    Kelsey140197 Type 1 · Member

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    Mine are usually the same as yours between 4-6 sometimes can be up to 9
     
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