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Type 1 Low blood Sugars

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by JadeBonner16, May 1, 2017.

  1. JadeBonner16

    JadeBonner16 Type 1 · Newbie

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    I have been a diabetic for almost 6years now & in the 6 years I have always felt my blood sugars either low or starting to come down. As of yesterday I've had quite a few hypos, I put it down to the heat as I'm travelling Australia, but I haven't at all felt my blood sugars come down, it just so happens I've tested and they have been low. Does anyone know why this is or is it just something that some people get, I don't quite understand? :/
     
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  2. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Expert
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    Do you usually have good hypo awareness? It may have been a slow drop that you missed but if it is happening regularly you need to talk to your team about hypo awareness.
     
  3. AlaskaRon

    AlaskaRon Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    People can feel differently at different levels, what is low for you might not be low for me. I can get the shakes and a week feeling in the 80's sometimes, this is normal for others and wont affect them the same way.

    You also say you are traveling, could the time change be affecting when you are taking your meds? are you taking your meds at the same time as it is in Britain or Australia? 8am in Britain is different then 8 am in Australia.
     
  4. SugarBuzz

    SugarBuzz Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi. this may or may not have something to do with it. But supposedly insulin is absorbed quicker into the system in hot weather/climates.
     
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