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Steriods

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by hwhiting, May 14, 2019.

  1. hwhiting

    hwhiting Type 2 · Member

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    i have been on steriods for years due to immune disorder, my sugars are always elevated because of this and cos I struggle with depression, currently my level is 100, and I need to get it to 50, so have started to try low/zero carb, as I have just been diagnosed with retinopathy. I take humalog, toujeo and Trulicity. Any inspiration advice greatly appreciated x
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    As you are on insulin you need to be very careful on low carb. The fewer carbs you eat, the less insulin your body needs or you risk a hypo. Have you spoken with your doctor about this, and do you have any plans on how to do this safely?

    When you say your level is 100, can you explain when it is 100?
     
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