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Low carb diet

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Maddie55, Aug 27, 2020.

  1. Maddie55

    Maddie55 Type 1 · Member

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    I have been on the low carb diet for a while now and I have really low glucose, 2-2.07 this is really happening far too often. So much so that I am thinking of giving it up. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks. Maddie.
     
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    sassycat Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi Maddie, I am using a pump, and after a lot of trial and error I've reduced my basal insulin by about a third. This does fluctuate a little depending on exercise and food intake. I would definitely try reducing the basal insulin a little as InResponse suggests, you can always adjust using small correction doses as needed, just test very frequently.
     
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    Maddie55 Type 1 · Member

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    I will reduce it now and see what happens. Thanks.
     
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    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    or you can have a piece of cake
     
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    ZESTRIL Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Maddie I started a lowe carb diet a month ago I am insulin I was injecting 22 mil twice a day now I've dropped it to ten some times less my weight was fifteen stones now I'm fourteen two pounds I hoping to be 14 stones by the Weeknd please don't give up
     
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