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sitting at 24.5

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Weehotty, Oct 19, 2021.

  1. Weehotty

    Weehotty · Well-Known Member

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    hi , not had my dinner and im sitting at 24.5 … what should i do … should I eat or starve till tomorrow :(
     
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    jape Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The more critical question is: do you know why your blood sugar is at 24.5?
     
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  3. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    What does your dinner consist of?
    I wouldn't add any more carbs to that high reading, but what about eating eggs, cheese, meat, things like that?

    Can you test for ketones?
    If it doesn't come down shortly I'd call 111 for advice.

    What have you eaten earlier today?
     
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    #3 Antje77, Oct 19, 2021 at 7:25 PM
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    Tannith · BANNED

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    call 111
     
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    Drink plenty of water and exercise to get it down
     
  6. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    No exercise when you're this high.
     
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  7. Weehotty

    Weehotty · Well-Known Member

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    i had 6 chicken nuggets for lunch ?
     
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    Weehotty · Well-Known Member

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    its came down to 19 but i ended up having a small ham salad for dinner x
     
  9. Grant_Vicat

    Grant_Vicat Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    If it hasn't come down any further and 111 don't send you to hospital, I would get someone to take you to A&E. You have nothing to lose and would be a priority - one of the few benefits of diabetes! Do you find breathing laboured? Do your muscles feel generally "crampy"? If the answer to either is yes I wouldn't hesitate. Good luck
     
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    Weehotty · Well-Known Member

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    definitely crampy legs going up the stairs to bedfordshire
     
  11. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    You really should seek professional advice on those numbers. Do you have a way to check for ketones..?
    It wouldn't bust to call tripple one. There will be a health advisor on the other end of the line?

    The legs? With high BGs like that, I can feel like I've cycled for my life. Or run a marathon..
    So for me, high BGs can affect the legs.
     
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