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New blog as I learn to live with T1 diagnosis

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by TIGERLILY1991, Aug 10, 2019.

  1. Mel dCP

    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Definitely! Keep dextrose tablets EVERYWHERE! They’re not nice enough that you over eat them and end up with a massive post-hypo spike.
     
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    TIGERLILY1991 Type 1 · Member

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    I'm a vegetarian so jelly babies are out and I would demolish love hearts so glucose it is ‍♀️ x
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m allergic to gelatin, so JBs are out for me too. If you have a branch of Home Bargains nearby, they do a twin pack of orange dextro tabs (3g carb each and breakable) for a quid.
     
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    I’m a vegan, but I live in the US so I’m not sure how accessible they are in the UK, bu I use Wholesome Surf Sweets vegan fruity bears. Wholesome makes several vegan gummy type treats.

    But at 2 carbs each it makes it easy to eat 2-4 when needed.
     
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