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Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by donaldo01, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. donaldo01

    donaldo01 Type 1 · Member

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    Hiya, my husband is type 1 diabetic.
     
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    donaldo01 Type 1 · Member

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    he has managed his diabetes really well but started having hypos recently and he frightens me
     
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    lacey1 · Well-Known Member

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    totally understand my husband is also type 1 and takes amazing care of him self but i always worry can't shake the feeling what if something happens and Im not there as people don't understand the condition Im totally on edge tonight as he is away for the night on a works do and even though i know he is a responseable drinker Im get proper worried
    back to your post i know how terrifying it is to witness a bad hypo hope your hubby gets it sorted soon i know the warmer weather has affected my husband and he has had to reduce his base and ratio insulin :D

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    Daibell LADA · Master

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    Hi. If you can let us know a bit more about his insulin regime i.e. types and number of injections per day we may be able to make some suggestions. If your husband is overweight and hence possibly taking quite large insulin units, then weight reduction by reducing carbs can enable the amount of insulin to be reduced and the blood sugar swings will get less. If he is normal weight perhaps we or his DN can still suggest a bit of re-balancing. I assume he carb-counts to decide how much insulin to inject for meals?
     
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