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Insulin or no insulin?

Discussion in 'Young People/Adults' started by Starr123, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. Starr123

    Starr123 · Member

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    I recently got diagnosed with t1d about a month ago and I have some questions. But first, if my blood sugar reading is at 86mg/dl and there are little to no carbs in the food I want to eat. Can I skip the insulin to avoid hypo cause I do this sometimes. And then when I check again like after 3 hours, my blood sugar is usually at like 150-160mg/dl.
     
  2. Diapanda

    Diapanda Type 1 · Member

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    What kinds of questions do you have besides the one you asked? I guess if you don't eat carbs you don't need to take insulin for it but I don't really know enough to answer your question.
     
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    knipster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    are you on a meal time dose or ratios? if you are eating food that has very few carbs you wont need insulin but depending on your sensitivity this would need to be probably less than 10g of carbs. I would recommend you talk to your doctor about this to either set your ratios or adjust them!
     
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