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Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Twisterr, May 21, 2014.

  1. Twisterr

    Twisterr Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi I was wondering what is lowest you guys have been and have you been hospitalised
     
  2. Twisterr

    Twisterr Type 1 · Active Member

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    Lowest i have been is a 2.9
     
  3. ChrisWoodward

    ChrisWoodward Type 1 · Active Member

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    1.1 and I was a mess but not hospitalised, was hospitalised when I passed out from low blood glucose about 10 years ago but no idea what the figure was.
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    It was somewhere in the 1's, possibly I.8mm but I don't remember the exact number as it was a long time ago. I've never been hospitalised due to low bg or had any third party assistance, more through luck than anything else.
     
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    Donna1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine is bout 2.9 but only diagnosed a year so never rehodpitalised or required assistance


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  7. Spiker

    Spiker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The lowest reading I have ever seen on my meter is 1.9. That's a flat out emergency.

    However I've never been hospitalised for a hypo unless I've actually lost consciousness, and I wouldn't see any need for hospitalisation otherwise.

    Edit: actually I have once or twice also seen "LO" on a meter. But that may in part have been a sample size error.
     
  8. diabeticdancer

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    My lowest was 2.6 and it was vile. No hospital though. Just lucazade and food :)


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    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I've had a LO on the meter once. 15 minutes later I had raised it to 1.9

    Thankfully I wasn't hospitalised. In fact I was completely "fine". I was walking the dog and I managed to get some lucozade and calmly make my way home.

    I phoned a friend while it was happening so that some one knew where I was if things went downhill. Just in case!


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  10. phil55494

    phil55494 Type 1 · Active Member

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    I think I've posted pictures of a 1.7 or 1.8 on twitter before now.
    Didn't need hospital treatment, just glucose tabs. I did feel awful at the time and for quite a while afterwards.

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  11. DonnaC-T

    DonnaC-T Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    1.8 for me too. Never been hospitalised except on diagnosis. X
     
  12. sread81114

    sread81114 · Member

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    1.2 I think has been my lowest, but that was back in the days that I had no hypo awareness at all.


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