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Norovirus

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by enzina, Oct 25, 2018.

  1. enzina

    enzina LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I am just recovering from a really bad, nasty bug. Yesterday i suddenly started vomiting, had terrible diarhoe and felt incredible weak. In the evening the temperature was 38.5 degrees and i was unable to watch TV, read or answer my messages.

    I had taken 3 units Novorapid but threw up dinner and couldn't eat anything again. So i had some juice and monitored during the night. Although i was so tired i haven't slept a seond last night. Only an hour ago it suddenly got better, i could walk the dogs but am still a bit wobbly. I never had anything like that and usually never lie down in the daytime but this bug robbed me of all energy.

    Anyway, i'm glad it's over.
     
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  2. Dixon1995

    Dixon1995 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Glad your feeling better :) it's horrible being poorly with diabetes
     
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  3. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    @enzina sorry to hear that. I am pretty tough but there is nothing that floors me more than a V&D virus. It usually is 24 hours but with diabetes it is much more challenging. I had a 24 hour recently which came on instantly and I saw unprecedented BG levels though I was barely keeping water down. Please be kind to yourself for a couple of days and just do necessary things.
     
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    Tracie1212 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry you have been so unwell I had the same bug a couple of weeks ago. Had problems keeping my levels above 3 next time I'm going for sugared water. Glad you are recovering take it slowly took me 14 days to feel anywhere near better. Take care.
     
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    pinewood Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had EXACTLY the same thing on Monday!

    It was over as soon as it started, although my stomach is still a bit fragile. Hope you feel better really soon.
     
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  6. enzina

    enzina LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @pinewood,

    That's funny (not) you had the same thing. My stomach is still a bit fragile too but the good news is i have lost 2 kg. :)

    Best wishes.
     
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  7. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Ah yes. The norovirus. An old friend of mine. :(

    I recommend chicken soup during your recovery. It really is the universal panacea! :D

    And please don’t prepare food or drink for anyone else for a few days, or you might end up sharing the luuurve.
     
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