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So my appendix burst

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Weehotty, Sep 28, 2020.

  1. Weehotty

    Weehotty · Well-Known Member

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    So for quite a wee while now my sugars have been high so was on meds to bring it down .. last Wednesday my appendix decided it was for the off and burst ( I thought it was my ibs ) and so after a few days in hospital.. now heres the miracle ..

    my sugars have been normal / reasonable ever since - so ive stopped my meds ! Got up yesterday they were sitting 6.0 !!! Today 7.1 After meals 8 ish ..

    could my appendix being inflamed be the reason for my dodgy sugars ??
     
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  2. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Infections and illnesses can certainly increase blood levels so sounds quite possible

    hope you are well now!
     
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  3. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Certainly an infection, or lots of inflammation can raise blood sugars.

    My suggestion would be that you keep a keen eye on your blood sugars, just in case they start creeping upwards again - particularly if you are currently taking antibiotics, to deal with any residual infection from your burst.

    I do hope this improvement is permanent for you.
     
  4. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Oh yes, that would do it! Glad you are feeling better!
     
  5. Brunneria

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    Delighted you are feeling better and you found the cause of your problem.
    Hope things continue to stay steady and improve even more. :)
     
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